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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
What Should You Keep in a First Aid Kit?

What Should You Keep in a First Aid Kit?

What Should You Keep in a First Aid Kit? We all have one – that old box or biscuit tin in the top kitchen cupboard or under the bathroom sink, overflowing with messy old bandages and expired ointments. You go and grab it in a first aid situation, and it never has the...
by Andy – January 14, 2014