RTW Health & Safety

Why an Outdoor First Aid Course Could Save Your Life

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An older man is clinging to a tree, at the top of a steep, slippery slope, screaming. He's fallen from the path, and he thinks his arm is broken.

This is why you need travel insurance

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My twelve-year-old son broke his arm horse-riding this summer. Had he done this in Blighty, we'd have been looking at an ambulance, an x-ray, a cast or surgery, and a night in hospital.

11 things you might not know about emergency medical evacuation

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Sounds legit! Six basic principle to avoid getting scammed overseas

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Graduate professionals do not hang out at tourist sites bothering tourists

From Bangkok to Cairo, from Beijing to Marrakesh, I've been approached by more “teachers”, “lawyers”, “archaeologists”, “film-makers” and “doctors” than I could shake a stick at – much as I would have loved to.

Britons in trouble abroad

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Total numbers of incidents requiring consular assistance from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office between April 2012 and March 2013, listed by country.

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