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Operation Ouch!- Head Injury

Head injuries are very common, and it's only rarely that they are very serious.

Check out this video from our friends at Operation Ouch! with more on head injuries and what to do if you suffer a bump, bang or cut to your head.

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Did You Know?
Brain borg Applying pressure to a cut on your head for at least 10 minutes can help to stop the bleeding.

Thank you to Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland CCGs, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, University Hospitals of Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, Dr. Mark Lyttle and Dr. Damian Roland for their input and resource but especially to the Operation Ouch team for their enthusiasm for this initiative.

Riddle me this!

What can help if you get a lump or swelling on your head?
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Don't forget to wrap peas or ice cubes in a towel first before putting them on your bump!
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Page last reviewed: 03-11-2021

Next review due: 03-11-2024