Infant CPR and First Aid

Infant CPR and Choking Advice

Watch the full video of Infant CPR and choking featuring advice and tips from our CEO and chief trainer, Scott Whimpey. With the arrival or pending arrival of any new baby comes a mixed bag of emotions from sheer joy to absolute fear that something will happen to them. This wide range of feelings and […]

When the Flu becomes deadly

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Australia is currently experiencing one of the deadliest strains of the flu virus that the country has witnessed in decades.  A nursing home in Tasmania confirmed that 6 residents had died from influenza following the news that a young father passed away on Father’s Day from the virus. However, it was the recent and tragic […]

Stroke First Aid

Stroke First Aid

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What is a Stroke?

A stroke happens when blood flow to part of the brain is blocked by either a clot or a bleed, this is a common medical emergency in the elderly but can also happen to anyone at any time.
Stroke Symptoms – How do you know if someone is having a stroke? Think… F.A.S.T

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A Letter to Mum

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Dear Mum, This is a just a little note that may help you out a bit. Last night I choked on a bit of a carrot at dinner time and I wanted you to know that It wasn’t your fault. You had cooked the carrot just right and you did not know that I was […]

5 First Aid Myths Debunked

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Everyone hears of the “old wives’ tales” on how to deal with some first aid scenarios. Well, we’re here to set the record straight and make sure you respond to these situations in the correct way! HEAT ON A ROLLED ANKLE – Putting heat on an ankle injury is one of the worst things you […]

Top 5 First Aid Tips

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If you have been trained in First Aid and CPR, you will know how important these skills are when it counts. First aid in the workplace or the family home can also be tricky, so we have come up with some of the basics to get you out of trouble. Here are our Top 5 […]

Man impaled on steel fence

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Do you know what to do for this as a first aider? ***VIEWER WARNING *** VIDEO HERE Here is a video of a man that has been impaled on a school fence after a car accident, its a miracle he is awake the whole time and survives this! Australian first aid recommendations for bleeding (ANZCOR […]

How do you get out of a sinking car

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In the wake of recent tragic events and serious flooding, this simple information on how to escape from a sinking car could save you or loved ones life when it counts. The S-C-W-O Method   1- Seat belt 2- Children 3- Window 4- OUT Any car accident is frightening, but an accident in which your vehicle is […]

Australian Government releases information on concussion

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Concussion is a dangerous and sometimes fatal injury so it’s important to be able to recognize and treat the symptoms as soon as they present themselves.  Concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury which is caused by a blow either directly to the head or another part of the body with the force being transmitted […]

Defibrillator’s delivered to Gold Coast parkrun’s

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This Saturday was a special day for Kirra parkrun, not only was it their 5th year anniversary, they also received a new LIFEPAK CR PLUS Defibrillator from Scott Whimpey, director of First Aid Accident & Emergency. Scott got the word that Gavin Mathieson, Gold Coast area manager for parkrun was visiting Kirra, along with Paul […]