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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
Drowning First Aid

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...
by Craig Middleton – February 9, 2018
Stonefish First Aid Treatment

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...
by Craig Middleton – January 15, 2018
How to Treat and Prevent Heat Stroke

How to Treat and Prevent Heat Stroke

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...
by Andy – November 11, 2015