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Norovirus

Norovirus does the rounds every winter and is one of those illnesses that is very hard to avoid. If your child gets it, it’s pretty unplea...

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Posted on Nov 30, 2021 by Charlotte

Head lice are back, aarrgghh!

If there was one good thing about the Covid pandemic, it’s that there hasn’t been a head lice outbreak at my daughter’s school since e...

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Posted on Nov 23, 2021 by Charlotte

Do you understand car seat safety?

This week is UK Road Safety Week. At Mini First Aid, we want to help keep you and your family safe whilst you are on the road. We hear from...

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Posted on Nov 16, 2021 by Charlotte

Firework and sparkler safety

At Mini First Aid HQ we were hoping that this Bonfire Night, 5th November, we could go back to enjoying the huge displays we were all used t...

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Posted on Nov 2, 2021 by Charlotte

Keeping the kids safe at Halloween

Most kids LOVE Halloween, and rightly so – who doesn’t want to parade around looking terrifying and eating loads of yummy sweets?? But w...

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Posted on Oct 19, 2021 by Charlotte

Introducing allergens to your baby

This week we have a fantastic guest blog on how to introduce allergens to your baby by Paula Hallam. Paula is a specialist paediatric dietic...

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Posted on Oct 19, 2021 by Charlotte

A burn injury is for life

We are proud to be supporting the Children’s Burns Trust to support National Burn Awareness Day on Wednesday 13th October. As a first aid...

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Posted on Oct 12, 2021 by Charlotte

What is bronchiolitis?

We usually post a blog about bronchiolitis in late October or early November. However, after it largely disappeared during the Covid lockdow...

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Posted on Oct 5, 2021 by Charlotte

Hand, foot and mouth explained

This very common childhood illness that can spread like wildfire is especially common in the early Autumn. Read on to find out how to spot i...

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Posted on Sep 28, 2021 by Charlotte

Children's eye health

It's National Eye Health Week (20th-26th September), so a good time to talk all things optical! Did you know that 1.6 million school–aged...

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Posted on Sep 21, 2021 by Charlotte