What Are Antibiotics? Antibiotics are medicines that can be used to treat, and sometimes prevent, bacterial infections. They are used in relatively mild conditions like acne to potentially life hreatening ones such as pneumonia. Antibiotics work in one of two ways. Firstly, they kill the bacteria by disrupting one of the processes they need to […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Antibiotics – Do You Understand Them?
Minor Injuries: Cuts And Grazes Most cuts and grazes can be easily treated at home by first washing and drying your hands thoroughly, cleaning the wound under running water (without antiseptic as it slows down the healing process), patting the area dry and applying a sterile adhesive dressing. However, it is important to seek medical […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Minor Injuries: Cuts & Grazes, Sprains & Strains
Trouble at Accident and Emergency Department As you will have heard on the news recently, your local accident and emergency department is struggling because it cannot cope with the ever increasing demand for its services. In a survey of people visiting accident & emergency departments, over half admitted that the problem they went to A&E […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Accident and Emergency Department Troubles