Accident and Emergency
The Accident and Emergency department (A&E) at Gleneagles Hospitals is a service that is available 24 hours a day, throughout the year. It is led by a dedicated team of doctors and nurses who are specially trained for emergency situations. The team at A&E department is responsible to treat patients who are present with life threatening and serious conditions that require immediate medical attention.
On arrival at the A&E, patients are assessed, prioritised, and treated in terms of clinical needs.
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Quick, first aid techniques could save lives when applied correctly during a medical emergency. It’s particularly useful during the wait after calling the hospital’s Accident and Emergency hotline or the ambulance services. However, in situations like drowning, it’s crucial to pull out the victim from the water first before calling for emergency services.
Ambulance arrival typically takes a few minutes, depending on the location and traffic situation, and that’s when first aid skills come in handy. These are some common medical emergencies and what you can do to help in a situation while waiting for the ambulance to arrive.
- Heart Attack
- Road Accident
Home accidents happen even in the safest of spaces, and often involve children or older adults. The truth is, despite your best efforts in keeping the home environment safe, you can’t prevent accidents from happening.
But you can reduce the chances of it by taking a few precautionary steps to make your home space safe for a well-balanced domestic health. Here are some common home accidents and how you can prevent them.
- Chemical and Food Poisoning
- Choking on Food and Small Objects
- Cuts and Grazes
- Drowning in Open Water Sources
- Heavy Fallen Objects
- Kitchen Fire and Heating Products
- Trips and Falls