There was a rise in hospitalisation due to DIY injuries last year.
More than 7,000 people went to hospital after falling from a ladder, and more than 5,500 people went to hospital due to power tool injuries.
If you’re doing some home improvements over the Bank Holiday weekend, please be careful. If you do injure yourself, please use nhs.111.uk. NHS 111 is a 24 hour service and can help you get the best care, more quickly.