Masterchef contestant and current Channel Ten Ironman reporter, Hayden Quinn, has talked about the importance of learning CPR. Quinn talks to The Daily Telegraph as part of the paper’s campaign for mandatory CPR and First Aid training in schools. Quinn, a former Warringah Council beach lifeguard, commented that learning CPR is not just to help … Continue reading
Sydney’s Daily Telegraph has launched a campaign for mandatory teaching of CPR in schools. Prompted by the recent spate of drownings and near drownings, in NSW and other States, the newspaper is supporting the call for First Aid and CPR training to be made an integral part of the NSW curriculum. In an online poll … Continue reading
Blue wiggle and Anaphylaxis Australia spokesperson, Anthony Field, talks about the dangers of allergies and anaphylaxis, on the Today show this morning. Anothy with his son, Antonio, discuss their experience with anaphylaxis. There is also a short demonstration of the use of a EpiPen, an adrenaline auto-injector (latest model). The video also demonstrates the old … Continue reading
From Sun Herald In Ballarat, paramedics praised bystanders who performed CPR on a man who suffered a cardiac arrest after he touched live power lines. The man, believed to be about 50, was setting up speakers for today’s Cycling Australia national road championships when the accident happened just before midday near the intersection of Mt … Continue reading
Congratulations go out to all the participants who successfully completed their Senior (Apply) First Aid and Perform CPR courses today at Port Macquarie Panthers. It was a great day with lots of laughs. See you all soon, take care Warren.
Anthony Manassa talks on the Today show about his experience of resuscitating his brother Patrick. Earlier this week, Patrick was found, unconscious by his Mother in their backyard swimming pool. Anthony, who had learnt CPR only six months early as part of his school PDHPE program, was able to use his skills to bring his … Continue reading
Sadly a third todler has drowned in the last two days. This is in addition to 5 near drowings in Sydney alone this week. The latest toddler drowing has occured in a backyard swimming pool in Perth. Experts are advising that “the number one message is that close and constant supervision within arms reach for … Continue reading