Health Matters

When we hear the word ‘play’ we usually think that means taking a break from learning. But for children, play is learning. You may be under the impression that those first few games of ‘peek-a-boo’ did little more than melt your heart, but in this blog we’re exploring how play can develop your child’s speech, language and communication skills with the help of expert speech & language therapist, Mrs Leona Talsma.

Spanning almost half a millennium, the integration of blood transfusion into society faced many twist and turns. Today, it is a standard medical procedure that saves thousands of lives every year. Though the sight of a syringe may make you queasy, blood donations help make transfusion possible. As Halloween approaches, make sure any donations you do decide to make are taken by healthcare professionals and not a person referring to themselves as ‘Count’…

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