Belmont, Perth,

First Aid Friday - Bee stings

Bee stingsHave you ever been stung by a bee?

In most instances your initial reaction will probably be to pull the stinger out.

Did you know by pulling and squeezing the stinger it will allow the venom to enter your system?

The best way to remove a bee sting is to flick the sting out using a thick piece of card or a credit card.

If an allergic reaction occurs an epipen can be most useful.

Seek urgent medical assistance if required and don't forget to dial triple zero (000) if necessary.