Christina Aguilera: BeautifuliTunes

Wessex FM News

Contact the News Team:
Tel: 01305 250333

Babies And The Elderly Treated For Dehydration


12:36pm 24th July 2014

Dorset County Hospital's A&E Department has been treating people for dehydration during the hot weather.

Elderly people and babies have been particularly affected.

A&E staff at Dorset County have now issued some advice.

A spokesperson said: "We would ask people to keep an eye on elderly relatives and neighbours to make sure their houses are well ventilated so that air can circulate and to make sure they drink enough. Babies should be stripped to their nappies in this sort of heat and kept out of the sunshine. People should also ensure they are properly protected out in the sun to avoid sunburn, which can be severe at this time of year."

Sign up for the latest local news direct to your inbox

Share This Story

Submit this page to redditDelicious

The Bun Run

Request the cakes for your workplace!

Book Your Table

For sales in January and March

Free Fuel Friday

Find out how to get your car sticker

Dorset Webcams

Take a look around our beautiful county

Book our Disco

Have DJ Owen at your party or celebration!

Meeting Room Hire

Come to Wessex FM for your meeting or conference


We Use Cookies

This website uses cookies to store information on your computer.

By using this website you accept the use of cookies as explained in the terms of our cookie policy.