Click on any of the MP3 links below to play the audio files which have been prepared by Sussex Ambulance Service and comply with European Resuscitation Council Guidelines:
- Burns - Explains the immediate treatment for burns and scalds.
- Fits - How to deal with fits (convulsions/seizures) in adults and young children.
- Wounds - Immediate actions for wounds, bleeding, and bleeding associated with fractures.
- Unconscious patient who is breathing - How to deal with an unrousable patient who IS breathing (includes recovery position)
- CPR for adults - Adults who have collapsed, unrousable and NOT breathing.
- CPR for babies - Babies who are unrousable and NOT breathing.
- Collapsed patient in detail - Explains the complete scenario including checks for breathing, circulation, etc.
NHS Health Encyclopedia
Click here to go to the NHS Health Encyclopedia which allows you to access information and advice on a range of conditions, surgical procedures, medications, and health issues.
Some of the most popular health encyclopaedia topics have been translated into other languages. You can access these topics by clicking on the image in the bottom left hand corner of every page on the website.
NHS Online Self Help Guide
Click here to access this online diagnostic tool.
Common Health Questions
Click here to get answers to commonly asked health and medical questions direct from the NHS.
These fact sheets have been written to explain the role of UK health services, the National Health Service (NHS), to newly-arrived individuals seeking asylum. It covers issues such as the role of GPs, their function as gatekeepers to the health services, how to register and how to access emergency services.
Special care has been taken to ensure that information is given in clear language, and the content and style has been tested with user groups.
Open the leaflets in one of the following languages
Useful Health Information Links
Live Health News
BBC News - Health
The latest stories from the Health section of the BBC News web site.
Doctors plea for Guantanamo care
An open letter published in the Lancet medical journal calls for hunger-striking Guantanamo Bay detainees to receive independent medical care.
Baby success for new 'safer' IVF
In a world first, a healthy baby has been born using a "safer" new IVF method.
'Quiet epidemic' of UK male cancer
Action is needed to fight a "quiet epidemic" of oesophageal cancer, which is on the rise in the UK, particularly in men, say cancer experts.
Huge 'holograms' created for doctors
Two junior doctors develop giant 3D animations of human body parts to make medics' lectures more memorable.
Breast cancer risk up for UK Asians
The breast cancer risk for British Asian women has increased, a study carried out in Leicester has suggested.
US Supreme Court bans DNA patents
Human genes may not be patented, but artificially copied DNA can be intellectual property, the US Supreme Court rules unanimously.
Pregnancy drinking confusion warning
Confusing messages about how much alcohol is safe to drink in pregnancy is making it difficult for the NHS to tackle substance misuse, experts warn.
Knighthood for cancer gene scientist
The scientist who identified one of the genes that causes breast cancer has been awarded a knighthood in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
Home birth complication risk 'small'
Planned home births are less risky than planned hospital births, particularly for second-time mothers, says research from the Netherlands in the British Medical Journal.
NHS 'needs to simplify urgent care'
The NHS in England needs to provide a simpler and co-ordinated system of round-the-clock urgent and emergency care, a review of services says.
Hospital staff prepare for G8 summit
The BBC understands that staff numbers at Enniskillen's main hospital are set to double if there is trouble at the G8 summit.
Savita death review finds failings
A Health Service Executive review into the death of a woman who was refused an abortion at an Irish hospital has identified failings in her health care.
Lung transplant for ill US girl
A severely ill 10-year-old girl to whom a US judge granted a prime spot on the adult transplant list despite her youth receives a new set of lungs.
Men 'to blame for the menopause'
Men choosing young women as partners meant fertility in older women was pointless, leading to the menopause, researchers suggest.
Medieval leprosy skeletons sequenced
The genetic code of leprosy-causing bacteria from 1,000-year-old skeletons has been laid bare, showing the bug has hardly changed over the past millennium.
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