Warning over button batteries
0 Have your say North Tyneside Council is warning parents about the dangers of swallowing button batteries.
The warning follows a rise in the number of children admitted to hospital in the UK after swallowing the small metal discs.
The council’s public health and trading standards teams are joining forces to make sure posters are displayed in communities and they’re supporting health professionals to highlight the dangers to families in the borough.
The batteries are commonly found in a range of electrical devices, from toys, key fobs, remote controls to birthday cards,
If swallowed, they... read more
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