Month / August 2017

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  • sunburn

    Sunburn – Where Should I Go?

    Sunburn can be extremely painful and unpleasant, even in more mild cases. For children it can be particularly difficult to deal with, but there are straightforward ways of self-medicating and soothing the affected areas. Sunburn will manifest itself as red, warm, itchy and sore skin. Normal cases of sunburn will heal within seven days, perhaps with…

  • Bites and stings

    Bites & Stings – Where Should I go?

    Summer is a fun time to be out and about but unfortunately, insects love it too. Insect bites and stings can be miserable, especially if they happen to children, but with the right self-care and treatment you can help ease the pain and swelling and carry on enjoying your summer. Types of insect bites and…

  • Vascular Disease

    Vascular Disease Month

    This September it’s Vascular Disease Awareness Month; a month-long event during which healthcare professionals, charity supporters, individuals with vascular disease and their loved ones comes together to raise awareness of this condition. The event is organised by the Circulation Foundation who are the UK’s only organisation dedicated to saving the lives and limbs of those with vascular…

  • Baby Head Injuries - How to React

    Baby Head Injuries – Where Should I Go?

    Baby head injuries can be something or nothing, but as young children are not able to communicate their distress as effectively as adults it is always better to be safe than sorry. Children are always getting bumps and knocks and in the vast majority of cases there is nothing to be alarmed about. Recognising Minor…

  • bereavement support services

    Bereavement- Support Services in East Berkshire

    The loss of a loved one can be incredibly difficult. Bereavement is the process of adjusting to the loss of someone important, and is different for everyone- there’s no wrong way to grieve. However some ways can be healthier than others. This article looks at some of the ways grief might impact on your health and lists…