When the sun eventually comes out, it is tempting to head to the beach, to a local pool, or even to the river, to enjoy the water and cool off. However, it is important to remember that although water is great fun for adults and children alike, it can be dangerous, especially for children that cannot swim.
A few months ago a friend was telling me how concerned he was about diving with increasingly poor eyesight, to the point where he was thinking of cancelling an upcoming Red Sea trip.
The 18th – 26th June 2016 is Drowning Prevention Week - the national campaign organised by the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) to promote water safety messages.
Our parent company, Butterflies Healthcare Ltd were finalists in the recent Cherwell Business Awards 2016 at Begbroke Science Park in Oxfordshire.
Our optician James this morning talked about National Water Safety Week (6th-10th June) and prescription goggles on the radio with the Swimming Teachers' Association.
Monday mornings usually begin with a flurry of emails and calls regarding your weekend prescription goggle orders. Some orders are annotated in the office, others go back and forth to the packing room.
Running from 20th – 28th June 2015, Drowning Prevention Week is the national campaign run by the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) to promote water safety messages and help reduce incidents of drowning.