Burns and scalds to children in January 2023
children were burned
or scalded in January 2023
This figure is the more serious injuries
and doesn't include A&E data
Breakdown of burns and scalds by age:
Other Hot Fluid
- Newcastle upon Tyne
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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