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Conditions

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Flu Vaccine for Children

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Podcasts

Click on any of the MP3 links below to play the audio files which have been prepared by Sussex Ambulance Service and comply with European Resuscitation Council Guidelines:

  • Burns - Explains the immediate treatment for burns and scalds.

  • Fits - How to deal with fits (convulsions/seizures) in adults and young children.

  • Wounds - Immediate actions for wounds, bleeding, and bleeding associated with fractures.

  • Unconscious patient who is breathing - How to deal with an unrousable patient who IS breathing (includes recovery position)

  • CPR for adults - Adults who have collapsed, unrousable and NOT breathing.

  • CPR for babies - Babies who are unrousable and NOT breathing.

  • Collapsed patient in detail - Explains the complete scenario including checks for breathing, circulation, etc.

 

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NHS Health
Click here to go onto www.nhs.uk which allows you to access information and advice on a range of conditions, surgical procedures, medication and health issues.

Some of the most popular health topics have been translated into other languages. You can access these topics by clicking other languages at the bottom of the web page.

 

Non-English Speakers
These fact sheets have been written to explain the role of UK health services, the National Health Service (NHS), to newly-arrived individuals seeking asylum. It covers issues such as the role of GPs, their function as gatekeepers to the health services, how to register and how to access emergency services.

Special care has been taken to ensure that information is given in clear language, and the content and style has been tested with user groups.

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Useful Health Information Links

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

CHILD HEALTH

 

MENTAL ILLNESS AND PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH

BBC Health

 

NHS Immunisation Information

 

MIND

Lab Tests Online UK

     

MoodGYM

Net Doctor

 

COELIAC DISEASE

 

Samaritans

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Coeliac Society

   

Patient UK

     

SNOW SPORTS INJURIES

Prodigy (Patient Information)

 

DEAFNESS

 

Ski-Injury.com

Surgery Door

 

Royal National Institute for Deaf People

   
       

TEENAGE HEALTH

ARTHRITIS AND BONE PROBLEMS

 

DERMATOLOGY

 

Talk to Frank

National Osteoporosis Society

 

National Eczema Society

 

Teenage Health Freak

       
   

DIABETES

 

TRAVEL HEALTH

ASTHMA/RESPIRATORY

 

Diabetes UK

 

Fit for Travel

Action Asthma

     

MASTA

Asthma UK

 

HEALTHY LIVING

 

TravelHealth

   

Eat Well

   

CANCER

 

Giving Up Smoking

 

   

Breast Cancer Campaign

     

CancerBACKUP

       

Macmillan Cancer Relief

 

HEART

   

Marie Curie Cancer Care

 

British Heart Foundation

   

 

Live Health News

BBC News - Health
The latest stories from the Health section of the BBC News web site.

Liberia shuts borders to curb Ebola
Most border crossings in Liberia are closed and communities hit by an Ebola outbreak face quarantine to stop the virus spreading.
'Brain hub predicts negative events'
Scientists have identified a part of the brain that may help us predict when things are about to go wrong and could play a part in depression.
Fist bumps 'cleaner than handshakes'
Scientists at Aberystwyth University in Wales have shown that more bacteria are transferred by shaking hands, than by fist-bumping or high-fiving.
Sierra Leone Ebola escapee dies
A Sierra Leone woman who fled hospital after testing positive for the Ebola virus has died after turning herself in, health officials tell the BBC.
'New virus' discovered in human gut
Scientists say they have stumbled upon a common virus that has never been described before.
Six seconds 'can transform health'
Short six-second bursts of vigorous exercise have the potential to transform the health of elderly people, say researchers.
US manhunt for tuberculosis patient
Authorities in California search for a fugitive homeless man who has refused treatment for tuberculosis and may be contagious.
Bedtime light 'may stop cancer drug'
Even dimly lit bedrooms may stop breast cancer drugs from working, according to US research.
Shift workers 'face diabetes risk'
Type 2 diabetes is more common in people who work shifts, with effects on waistlines, hormones and sleep increasing the risk, a study suggests.
Paracetamol for back pain questioned
Taking paracetamol for lower back pain does not improve recovery time or provide any greater pain relief than using a placebo, scientists say.
Indian boy has 232 teeth removed
Doctors in India extract 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy in a seven-hour operation.
S Leone chief Ebola doctor infected
The doctor leading the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone is now being treated for the deadly virus, a statement from the presidency says.
Genetic clues to age of first period
The timing of when a girl reaches puberty is controlled by hundreds of genes, say scientists.
Quarantine over China plague death
Part of a city in north-west China is sealed off and dozens of people placed in quarantine after a man died of bubonic plague, state media say.
Glaxo profits fall hits shares
GlaxoSmithKline shares fall 6% as the drugs company's profits are hit by a slide in sales and a bribery investigation in China.

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