People attending A&E with sports-related injuries has jumped by 15% over the last year according to a report just out.
With Euro 2012 a fading memory, Wimbledon deep into its second week and the Olympics just around the corner, there seems to be a rise in the numbers of people hurting themselves playing summer sports – mainly at the weekend.
Is it because more of us are having a go, trying to emulate our heroes, or simply because we are taking less care? Perhaps you’ve been hurt, or a teammate or friend, and no-one has known how to deal with it.
Did you know that sports related injuries such as sprains, strains and heat exhaustion are covered in a three-day first aid at work course? Remember, first aid at work courses aren’t just for work – they are useful in your leisure and family life too.