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First aid advice

First aid is helping an injured or sick person in the first minutes after an incident or illness. Accidents or emergencies can happen to anyone at any time. Learn the basics and you could even save a life.

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Dealing with life events

Life events such as accidents, a death and relationships can cause stress, but even happy events such as planning a wedding can make you feel down.

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Top 7 tips for safe drinking

Drinking can be fun, let’s be honest. But too much can lead to accidents, embarrassment and health problems. Follow this advice to drink safely.

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Swallowed substances

Common household and garden products are often swallowed by accident. While many are low toxicity, some are potentially harmful.

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Accidents and injuries

Injuries can be caused by small incidents to major accidents. Learn about causes, symptoms and treatments, as well as how to be prepared with a good first aid kit.

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Chemical burns

Many chemicals can cause serious burns to the skin, which should be treated as a medical emergency. Learn how to perform first aid for chemical burns.

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What to expect in intensive care

The intensive care unit (ICU) provides 24-hour care from a highly-trained team of specialists. Learn more about what to expect from the intensive care unit.

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Dementia tips

The home environment can have a major impact on a person living with dementia. You can make the home dementia-friendly so it is safe, increases the person’s wellbeing, and helps them manage their day to day life.

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Toilet training

Most children start potty training between 2 and 3 years of age. Find out whether your child is ready with these helpful toilet training tips.

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Alcohol injuries

Excessive alcohol consumption is a major cause of road and other accidents, violence, crime, liver injury and brain damage. Here is some statistics.

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