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Day: October 3, 2018

Virtual Reality Headsets to reduce Pain Perception in Paediatric Emergencies

Always looking for new innovations to help, Hospital Quirónsalud Torrevieja have launched a new service to help kids Hospital Quirónsalud Torrevieja has introduced virtual reality headsets in the care provided to children by its paediatric emergency service. The use of these devices, personalised for each child, plays a role in the reduction of their perception of pain and anxiety when undergoing procedures such as taking blood samples or reducing fractures and luxations, among others. These devices work by keeping the child’s attention on something other than the procedure applied during their care. As Doctor María Mínguez Head of the Paediatric Service at Quirónsalud Torrevieja,...

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Busy Summer for Torrevieja Police

Torrevieja’s local police have had a busy summer keeping residents and visitors safe. This is what they’ve been up to The special operation group of Torrevieja’s local police, El Grupo de Refuerzo Operativo (G.R.O.), have had a busy summer dealing with a variety of interventions from forgeries to possession. The unit, which operates as a unique and dedicated team, have planned and executed a total of 17 special operations, in addition to their routine duties, including dealing with illegal street vending resulting in 12 detainees for crimes against industrial property with a total of 11,047 counterfeit items seized, which...

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Fire Fighters Rescue Parachutist after Failed Jump

After a two-hour ordeal, a parachutist is no doubt thankful for survival after the wind blew him into a cliff dangle situation! Firefighters rescued a paraglider on Wednesday after he ended trapped a hundred metres above the ground after trying to jump from the Sierra de Redován, in Alicante. The 21-year-old male, a resident of Albacete, was taken to the Hospital de la Vega Baja, according to the Provincial Consortium, after trying to jump off the cliff top when the wind caught his parachute, leaving him hitched on the cliffside, a 100 metres up and 60 metres down. Several...

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Artisan Craft Market and Music at the Rojales Caves on Sunday

Arts, crafts and entertainment this Sunday at the Cuevas de Rodeo in Rojales. Don’t forget that this Sunday is the first Sunday of the month, so that means it’s time for the monthly artisan crafts market at the Rojales caves. The car park is situated the highest part of Rojales/Quesada, and from here you walk down the windy paths along which stallholders set out their wares, leading you down to the caves with their workshops, art exhibitions and the bar with seating area for food. There will be plenty to see this Sunday as always, with stallholders selling their...

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VIII Commerce, Services and Outlet Fair in Almoradi This Weekend

Three days of discounted shopping in Almoradí this weekend. Don’t miss out on the VIII Commerce, Services and Outlet fair that will take place over three days this weekend in Almoradí. The outlet fair will be set up in the main square of the town and include the participation of 35 local businesses from various sectors including clothing, furniture, footwear, security, gifts and much more. As you can expect, there will be plenty of bargains to be had, with items from last season and this season heavily discounted and reduced in price. In addition to the shopping fair, there...

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