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It's holiday time again which means a lot of our families are on the road exploring new places. With all this extra time in the car it's important that we are ensuring safe travel with our Little ones. Here are our top tips to ensure...

Anyone who has travelled with young children will know firsthand how exhausting it can be keeping an eye on them while they are exploring, so here are a few safety tips to make travel a little easier...

What Is Oropharyngeal Trauma? Sounds complex huh? In short, all this means is an injury to the inside your child's mouth. These injuries are particularly common in toddlers given their tendency to fall easily while carrying things in their mouth such as spoons or hard toys. These...

There is a simple medical principle that all practitioners, regardless of their role (doctor, paramedic, nurse), learn early in their career. Once you give a medication you cannot take it back.  Mistakes can and on occasion do happen. To mitigate the risk of giving the wrong medication to...

One of the many promises I made myself when moving from Sydney to the Sunshine Coast was to get out and about and start enjoying nature again. After all, I’d just spent over a decade living in inner city Sydney where the most adventurous ‘hike’...

In my role as an Intensive Care Paramedic I have been to numerous choking incidents, both adult and paediatric. I have used medical tongs, known as Magill Forceps, to remove half chewed steak from elderly patients throats at, and I have pulled slippery grapes out...

What do Libby Babet, Phoebe Ghorayeb and Nikki Phillips all have in common? They each prioritised their baby’s welfare and learnt the valuable first aid skills needed to save their child’s life early in their motherhood journey. ...