Protecting yourself against the flu this winter

Getting your flu jab every year gives protection against seasonal flu. This is the particular type of flu virus that arrives in the UK each autumn. The actual type varies from year to year and a new vaccination must be developed every year. As we move towards the...

Defibrillators and CPR

In Scotland this month 575 people will die from a cardiac arrest. The vast majority of these victims unfortunately will die before they reach the hospital. Cardiac arrest can affect anyone at any time so defibrillators and effective CPR can make a difference in...