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What is Mental Health?

What is Mental Health?

Over the next few months, we are going to be addressing some of the most common myths surrounding mental health. Firstly, let’s look at mental health – what exactly is it? What words come to you mind when you hear the phrase mental health? Maybe psycho, depression,...
by Pam – June 17, 2019
Emergency Treatment of Dental Trauma

Emergency Treatment of Dental Trauma

In this weeks blog post we are visiting the treatment of Dental Trauma. A shoutout to Medland Orthodontics for supplying the below information. REMAIN CALM: Your response or reaction to illness, injury and trauma will affect a person’s ability to cooperate. All...
by Andy – May 14, 2019
Australian Bites & Stings – What To Do

Australian Bites & Stings – What To Do

G’day everyone and welcome to another blog. This one is going to give a broad outline on what to do for all the awesome things out there in this fantastic country of ours that can bite, sting or envenomate us!!! There have been a couple of blogs and guides done up in...
by Craig Middleton – May 1, 2019
Primary and Secondary Survey – A How To

Primary and Secondary Survey – A How To

Hi all and welcome to another blog. When teaching a standard provide first aid course, we cover your primary survey (also called an emergency action plan or basic life support flow chart) in a decent amount of depth. But due to time restraints, we only briefly touch...
by Craig Middleton – April 4, 2019
Road Traffic Collisions

Road Traffic Collisions

G’day everyone and welcome to a belated start to the blogs for 2019. This first blog comes as a result of one of our Facebook quizzes we ran a few weeks back. It was also prompted by this news article I read yesterday:...
by Craig Middleton – February 27, 2019
First Aid Myths

First Aid Myths

G’day everyone, hope you’re all doing well in the lead up to the silly season. This blog will be having a look at some of the weird and wonderful first aid myths that crop up from time to time in our courses and on the internet. Some are outdated, some are misguided,...
by Craig Middleton – December 18, 2018
Motorcycle Helmet Removal

Motorcycle Helmet Removal

Removal of Motorcycle Helmets in the First Aid Setting G’day everyone and welcome to another blog. The topic for this blog has come about as a result of one of the more common questions that we as first aid trainers get asked: What do you do if a motorcyclist has a...
by Craig Middleton – November 11, 2018
First Aid for Burns

First Aid for Burns

G’day everyone and thanks for reading another blog. This one has come about from an article that boss man Andy sent me, found here. In a nutshell, a nine-month-old little fella was playing in his backyard in America with the garden hose, when things went from innocent...
by Craig Middleton – September 28, 2018
Stopping the Bleed

Stopping the Bleed

G’day everyone and welcome back to another blog. Recently, Paradise First Aid were proud to announce that, in partnership with Med Response Pty Ltd, we will now be the first and currently the only providers of the Stop the Bleed workshop based on the east coast of...
by Craig Middleton – July 4, 2018
Electrocution & Electric Shock

Electrocution & Electric Shock

Tingles in the tap – why we should be cautious and what to do if things go wrong Hi folks, welcome back to the blog. Apologies for not posting anything up for some time, we were very busy in the lead up to the Commonwealth Games and subsequent events at home have held...
by Craig Middleton – May 16, 2018