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Bit of first aid wouldn’t go amiss. Lester Public Library

Silly ambulance call-outs are just the tip of the iceberg

We expect just as much from our ambulance services as we do from accident and emergency departments. But under-resourced and overstretched health systems mean ambulance staff are increasingly under pressure…
People tend to think about sentimental items they’d collect when evacuating, rather than useful ones, such as medicines. Ralph Sanderson

Be prepared – thinking of your health during natural disasters

Disasters and extreme weather events often affect populated areas and yet few people consider that they’d be required to act as a “first responder” in their community before, during or after such events…

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