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Walk to School Week - 20th-24th May 2019

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This year between 20 th – 24 th May 2019 the UK charity, Living Streets , are holding a challenge that encourages children to take part in some exercise by walking to school every day during the course of the five day period. Walk to...

Sun Awareness Week 2019: 6th-12th May

Steven Jones
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Sun Awareness Week takes place this between 6th - 12th May 2019 and is designed to raise awareness of skin care and taking the necessary precautions when out and about. It’s a particularly sobering subject and perhaps one that is not...

What is phantom limb pain and can it be treated?

Katie Plappert
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After the amputation of a limb there are undoubtedly many challenges to overcome. Recovery time will be needed following surgery, and it will take time to adjust to the significant change to your body and adapt over time. It is possible to feel pain in...

Lower limb amputation: what to expect following surgery

Cecilia Frodsham
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Following amputation, there will be a number of professionals involved in the rehabilitation process and you can expect to receive care from the following: Doctors – your consultant will have overall responsibility for your care.   Nurses...

Your car and the environment

Steven Jones
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So, picture the scene. Here I am, at the start of a glorious March day. By day, I mean the early hours after the sun has barely had chance to cast it’s grand hairline above the horizon. Two friends and myself headed to the wilderness of the...

Keeping your children safe over the Easter holidays

Pauline Smith
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The Easter holidays are approaching, and The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) have launched a campaign, which focuses on pedestrian safety. Their Family Safety Week runs from the 1 st to 7 th April 2019, and with the school...

Family Safety Week: 1st-7th April 2019

Sarah Masters
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This week (1 st – 7 th April 2019) is the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents’ (RoSPA) Family Safety Week with the focus this year on pedestrian safety. Unfortunately in 2017, RoSPA have reported that 5,838 children were injured...

Road safety: new safety features as standard?

Robert Donlan
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It has been announced this week that new vehicles including lorries and buses sold in Europe from 2022, will be fitted as standard with new safety features, subject to the European Parliament and Council formally approving the same. The Department for...

Is protecting your no claims bonus worth the cost?

Barry Sutton
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I was interested to see that Swinton Insurance had put out a social media post referring to how insurance premiums can still be affected should you make a claim as a result of a collision. Swinton seem to suggest that if an individual is involved in a...

Brexit and personal injury claims

Clare Gammond
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On Tuesday 12 th March 2019, the UK Parliament will again vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal. If it gets voted down for a second time, the following day MPs will vote on whether the UK should leave the EU on 29 th March 2019...

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