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How well do you think you wash your hands? I’ll bet that you are rubbish.

Washing our hands is, um….hands down the most effective way to prevent the spread of disease and infections. From gastroenteritis to coronavirus, stopping the spread of these infections in our communities is quite literally all in our hands. As a retired nurse with 35 years of clinical experience, one thing I tend to notice is […]

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Could you save the life of a Wiggle?

The Wiggles are a children’s musical group that formed back in the 1990s. Recently they reformed for a series of performances for their (now grown up) fans to raise money for the current bushfire relief appeal. Yesterday, Greg Page (the yellow Wiggle) collapsed on stage at the end of the show and suffered a cardiac […]

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How to call an ambulance.

Perhaps you are out travelling on the road, or away on holidays, or perhaps you are just minding your own business at work when it happens.Making a triple zero (000) call for an ambulance is usually going to be a stressful and difficult experience. Taking a little time now to read about what happens when […]

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FIBBO! and maybe save a life.

There is a popular kids travel game where you call out “SPOTTO!” every time you see a yellow car. A while back I spent some time with my nephew and niece who were right into it,  and it amazed me how good they were at spotting yellow cars that I did not even see. I […]