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Coronavirus Helpline - Dial 111 and select Option 1

Stay indoors and avoid contact with other people immediately if you’ve travelled to the UK from:

  • Hubei province in China in the last 14 days, even if you do not have symptoms
  • Iran, lockdown areas in northern Italy or special care zones in South Korea since 19 February, even if you do not have symptoms
  • other parts of mainland China or South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan or Thailand in the last 14 days and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath (even if your symptoms are mild)
  • other parts of northern Italy (anywhere north of Pisa, Florence and Rimini), Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar or Vietnam since 19 February and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath (even if your symptoms are mild)

Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do next.

DO NOT GO TO A GP SURGERY, PHARMACY OR HOSPITAL

For more information follow this link: https://www.publichealth.hscni.net/

WE HAVE A 24HR 7 DAYS A WEEK REPEAT PRESCRIPTION LINE ON OUR TELEPHONE SYSTEM PLEASE SELECT OPTION 2 AND FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS.  PLEASE ALLOW 48HRS FOR REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS TO BE PROCESSED.

Podcasts

Welcome to our audio first aid centre. Below you will see 7 small MP3 files which can be downloaded on to your iPod or any other MP3 player. Wherever your iPod goes the advice will go with you!

To save them on your computer, right-click on any of the links below and then click 'Save Target As..."

Click on any of the links below to play the audio files:

  • 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.  
These files have been prepared by Sussex Ambulance Service and comply with European Resuscitation Council Guidelines.



 
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