The bathtub – a death trap

2015-04-16 15:17

Sipho Yanano explains why bath time can be hazardous for small children.

Mom tries to comfort her kids as they burn to death

2014-12-12 11:09

Two boys die in mobile home fire while desperate mom tells them she loves them.

7-year-old boy dies in petrol ‘prank’

2014-04-23 11:10

Scottish boy dies after allegedly being doused in petrol and set alight by friends.

Chilling ‘save the boy’ ad

2013-09-16 15:48

Ad showing a father trying to save his son’s life promotes first aid.

Blue bottles and blue bottle stings

2012-02-21 15:41

Prevention and treatment of blue bottle stings.

Spiders and spider bites

2012-02-16 10:14

Do you know how to spot a dangerous spider? Learn how to protect your family.

Make CPR matter

2009-05-28 14:13

These changes in CPR methods may improve survival rates.

First aid for diabetics

2010-02-05 00:00

There are two types of crises diabetics could have, both of which can result in a coma if no action is taken.

How to create an armsling

2013-09-19 10:07

Most parents agree that it comes in handy to know a bit of first aid. When an arm is fractured, for example, a sling can help to immobilise it. This will reduce both pain and the risk of further injury.

Short paramedic courses under fire

2013-05-20 11:45

The Health Professions Council of SA (HPCSA) has proposed that all short course paramedic qualifications be closed, says report


'Deadly' trampolines

2014-12-15 09:16

UK study claims half the ER visits from kids result from trampoline injuries.

7 tips on bee safety

2014-09-23 09:32

What to do if your child is stung by a bee and how to avoid it.

Advert shocks movie audience

2013-09-17 12:01

Spine-chilling first aid commercial leaves moviegoers shocked.

What to do in an emergency

2013-02-26 15:14

Calling emergency services for your child.

Scorpions and scorpion stings

2012-02-20 11:14

What to do when you and your child encounter a scorpion.

Travel first aid kit

2010-09-22 11:15

Know which emergency items to pack.


2009-05-21 12:54

Most minor cuts can be treated at home but what should you do if the cut is more severe?

First aid for cuts

2005-06-29 00:00

What should you do if you have a cut? And where are stitches necessary?

How to save a choking child

2014-01-24 09:56

Choking is a terrifying situation - even more so for children. This infographic shows you exactly what to do to help a child.

First-aid tips for cuts, scrapes and wounds

2013-05-03 14:08

Proper treatment administered quickly can prevent infection and promote healing, experts say. Here's how.

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