Good SAM App

Good SAM is a community of Good Samaritans, happy to assist if they are the closest person to an emergency. They are trained in first aid and may have additional skills. Many are off duty doctors, nurses, paramedics and other members of the emergency services. If you are trained in first aid, you can download the GoodSAM Responder App. You’ll then…

Glasgow Coma Scale

The Glasgow coma scale (GCS) is a tool used to assess and calculate a patient’s level of consciousness. It was developed in 1974 by two neurosurgeons in Glasgow and is continued to be used today.   The GCS was initially used to assess the level of consciousness in patients after head injury, but the scale…

Winter driving advice

Winter Driving Advice

We need to adapt the way we drive during the winter and be prepared for journeys that may take us through very varied weather, road and traffic conditions to avoid road accidents. Winter driving advice When we have prolonged periods of snow, as we have experienced over the past few years, we tend to see…