Emergency App
Every time I hear of a beekeeper's death I can't help feeling that it could have been avoided. Many of us tend our bees in lonely places far away from help. If we need assistance quickly we can waste a lot of time trying to explain exactly where we are.

This app will give you access to the emergency services on the very rare chance that you should have an anaphylactic reaction to a bee sting.

When you download this app please set it up first. You must register your mobile phone with the emergency services before they will respond. Do this before you need to call on the services.

Using your mobile phone, text "register" to 999 and reply "yes" in reply to the message you receive. When you press "HELP" a text message will be created stating your coordinates in terms of latitude and longitude for sending to the emergency services. You must thenconfirm you which to ask for assistance by pressing send. Obviously, please do not use inappropriately. Anaphylaxis is a serious allergic reaction that is usually of rapid onset and may cause death. It typically causes more than one of the following: an itchy rash, throat or tongue swelling, shortness of breath, vomiting, lightheadedness, and low blood pressure. These symptoms typically come on over minutes to but may be over a few hours.

This app has been submitted to Apple for approval as of 12th April 2019. You will be able to 'purchase' the app from the apple app store. It is intended to provide the same application for other platforms shortly after the apple app is launched.

Update: Please note that the app was rejected by the apple store because : "We found that the usefulness of your app is limited by the minimal amount of content or features it includes."

I will strive to fulfil Apple's requirements but the whole point is that it is simple and easy to use. Please follow for updates.
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