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Jaxon back in action after coffee burn News

Jaxon back in action after coffee burn

It can happen in a blink of an eye, and it’s every parent’s nightmare. A hot drink is placed on the bench, and a split second later a toddler pulls it onto themselves. Sharon Geintenbeek, a busy Mum of 19 month-old twins, had just made herself a cup of coffee, and turned to grab milk from the fridge when she heard a crash. ...

How a life-threatening allergic reaction can happen so fast News

How a life-threatening allergic reaction can happen so fast

Mum-of-three Shauna knew she was allergic to penicillin but had never suffered a reaction as serious as this before. Anaphylaxis is the most severe allergic reaction and, as Shauna experienced, it can happen within minutes. ...

Ambulance Victoria records its best ever winter response time performance News

Ambulance Victoria records its best ever winter response time performance

Ambulance Victoria has recorded its best ever winter response time performance, helping deliver better outcomes to patients most in need. ...

Ten tips to help paramedics deliver best care News

Ten tips to help paramedics deliver best care

Every day, paramedics rely on members of the community to assist in medical emergencies. You might not realise it, but simple things like ensuring your house number is easy to spot and moving pets away from the scene can make a real difference to patient care. ...

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