Girl’s 999 call saved her mum’s life

Great news! A four-year-old girl has won an award for bravery after dialling 999 when her mother collapsed. Suzie McCash called 999 after her mum collapsed at home in Tynemouth after suffering an allergic reaction. You can hear the Suzie speaking to contact handler Adam Hall at Northumbria Police on the link below: www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37997059  

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Scientists Mass Produce Platelets in the Lab

Scientists have made a significant leap towards mass producing platelets – the part of the blood that forms clots – in the laboratory.¬†An NHS and University of Cambridge team discovered how to grow the body’s platelet in a laboratory. This is a significant breakthrough, as the team found they could actually improve the clotting which…

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