300 Lincolnshire toddlers a year admitted to A&E for burns and scalds.



Almost 300 children under 5 went to A&E in Lincolnshire for burns and scalds last year new figures show.
With National Burns Awareness Day taking place on 19th October 2016, Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue is teaming up with Lincolnshire Community Health Service (LCHS) to raise awareness of the dangers of burns, how to prevent them and how to give first aid.
According to LCHS, in 2015/16, 297 children went to hospital with scalds caused by hot drinks, electric cookers, hair straighteners, irons and radiators.
Mr Ciaran O’Boyle, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Regional Burns Unit at Nottingham... read more

 
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