Defibrillators AEDs

What is a defibrillator? A defibrillator is a life-saving device used to treat Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA), a condition that occurs when the heart unexpectedly stops pumping due to a sudden knock or an underlying medical condition. When a defibrillator analyses the heart rhythm and recognises an abnormal rhythm, it will decide whether a shock…

First Aid Kits

First Aid Kits Some people are just so difficult to buy for, they have everything. One thing they have in common is, most drive cars. Dads may have the duty of taking the kids to sports, dancing or music lessons. Some even drop the kids at daycare or school and of course, driving to work.…

Prevention of Drownings

As we are coming into the warmer weather and school holidays start this week, we wanted to educate Parents’ about Drowning Prevention:  Information for Parents: ​Drowning is a leading cause of death among children, including infants and toddlers. Most infant drownings occur in bathtubs and buckets. Toddlers between one and four years most commonly drown…

Spring and Allergies

  Spring has Sprung. So you’re sneezing, coughing and you have a runny nose. Are you sick or do you have allergies? The differentiation can be frustrating for patients and their doctors. So many symptoms of a cold can also be present in springtime allergies. Your symptoms may include congestion, sneezing, coughing, runny nose and…

Winter Hazards At Home

Winter health hazards at home Keeping warm and safe during colder months of the year also means being alert for indoor health hazards. These simple tips should help to keep you safe at home this winter. Winter injuries and risks Winter products such as hot water bottles, electric blankets and heaters can cause injuries such…