Drowning First Aid

Not long ago, I was reading the news online as I do most days. There was a story that chilled me to the core, and one that I’m sure nearly all parents would relate to. I read about the drowning death of a 3 year old boy on the Gold Coast. What makes this story [...]

Stonefish First Aid Treatment

Hi all and welcome to 2018. The first blog of the year will look at the very ugly and potentially deadly stonefish. In light of recent media coverage of four stonefish envenomation’s in South East Queensland (3 x females aged 11, 12 and 35 at Tallebudgera Creek on the Gold Coast and a male at [...]

How to Treat and Prevent Heat Stroke

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First Aid Tips for Gold Coast Families With temperatures set to rise above 35 degrees Celsius over the weekend, its time to refresh your first aid knowledge on heat illness. What is heat-related stress? Heat-related stress is illness which usually occurs when a person is exposed to a hot-environment which overwhelms their body’s ability to […]

How often does CPR training need to be refreshed?

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This is one of the most commonly asked questions we receive at our Gold Coast office. Many clients have been told different things about how often they should undertake CPR training courses. The answer to this question can depend on your industry, however the Australian Resuscitation Council recommends that CPR training be completed at least […]