Interview with Mark Rawden – CEO of MedicAlert

Interview with Mark Rawden - CEO of MedicAlert

Many people will have noticed someone wearing MedicAlert jewellery, but they probably don't realise the vital service this jewellery offers to those with a hidden medical condition or allergy.  Emergency personnel and healthcare professionals are trained to recognise MedicAlert emblems so that they can get you the right treatment at the right time.  Anyone with serious allergies will be only … [Read more...]

The Day my head swelled like a pumpkin!

Pumpkin Head

Let me set the scene... I was 21 years old and about to leave home for the first time.  My parents were on holiday in Florida and I was due to start my new job in Edinburgh the next day.  I packed up my little Ford Fiesta car with all my worldly belongings and set off on the 160 mile journey.  It was a lovely day, the sun was shining and everything was great. Edinburgh Here I come! I put … [Read more...]

Patient, 30, collapses and dies at dentist after ‘suffering allergic reaction to mouthwash’

A woman died after an allergic attack suspected to have been triggered by a dentist’s mouthwash. Sacha Rumaner, 30, was having her teeth cleaned in the dentist’s chair when she went into anaphylactic shock. Read more: … [Read more...]