Burns and scalds to children in April 2022
children were burned
or scalded in April 2022
This figure is the more serious injuries
and doesn't include A&E data
Breakdown of burns and scalds by age:
Hot liquid Spill
FIRST AID ADVICE
1. COOL the burn with cool running water for 20 minutes and remove all clothing and jewellery (unless it is melted or firmly stuck to the wound).
2. CALL for help: 999, 111 or local GP for advice.
3. COVER with cling film or a sterile, non-fluffy dressing or cloth. Make sure the patient is kept warm.
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