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Author: Dr Mecky McNeil

Marching Caterpillars On The Move Again!

The marching caterpillars are out in force this season! Have you seen them around? Do you know what to look out for? The caterpillars are around 3 to 4 centimetres long. They’re covered with thousands of pointed hairs and can have either a rusty, or…

Ouch! Do I Need To Get A Tetanus Vaccination Now?

Ouch! Do I need to get a tetanus vaccination now? What is tetanus anyway? Take a listen to 4.40 minutes of all you need to know here: https://worldradio.ch/radio/shows/health-matters.html Please note: This article is for information only and should not be used for the diagnosis and…

Fainting

Dr Michelle Wright explains all about fainting – the First Aid that we should carry out and the differences between common fainting and something more serious.

How To Save A Choking Baby

By Penny Fraser Take a look at this video from St John’s Ambulance, a First Aid charity in the UK. Watch for the jellybaby played by Johnny Vegas, turning from blue to red as he gets saved by the back blows. #TheChokeables It is such…

Getting Fit For The Ski Season!

Are those first few days on the slopes usually rather uncomfortable ones with aching thighs and muscles over the following mornings? Is getting fit for the ski season something that you aim to do every year but you just run out of time? If you…