If any of the following signs are suspected, the player should be immediately removed from play :
Heightened irritability or emotion
Anyone with a suspected concussion should be immediately removed from play in a safe manner.
They must not return to activity that day.
If a neck injury is suspected, they should only be removed by a healthcare professional.
In all cases of suspected concussion we recommend you seek medical advice early via your GP or NHS24 111.
Return to sport, once symptom free, should be graduated. Please refer to Scottish Concussion Guidance for more information.
If any of the below suspected please ensure they are urgently taken to hospital :
Severe neck pain
Increasing confusion or irritability
Severe or increasing headache
Unusual behaviour change
Weakness or tingling / burning in arms or legs
Nausea or vomiting
Pressure in head
Sensitivity to light or noise
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