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…