Not sure what to do in an emergency? Or when illness or injury strikes?
Below is some helpful guidance for a wide range of situations:
> Symptoms - and what to do
> Life saving tips for stroke and heart attack
> Recognising Meningitis
> First aid
> Health A-Z
> Useful weblinks
If someone has stopped breathing, or you think someone is having a heart attack, or stroke - dial 999 immediately.
In these situations knowing how to recognise the warning signs and do CPR could save a life - go to 999 emergency and find out more.
Meningitis is a serious illness that can affect people of all ages, especially children and teenagers. It causes:
- a high temperature
- dislike of light
- a purple rash that does not change colour if it is pressed with a glass.
If you suspect that you, or a child, has meningitis it is important to seek medical advice immediately.