A complete 6-step guide to preparing for a household emergency

2018-04-09 17:52

Man-made or natural disaster? For most household emergencies time is of the essence – the quicker you respond, the less damage.

When should you rush your toddler to the ER?

2017-10-17 10:34

A new survey found that many parents need a refresher course when it comes to especially choking and poisoning emergencies.

3 apps parents should download

2016-07-27 09:28

We use our smartphones for so many things, but are we fully equipped for when we need to use it in an emergency?

VIDEO FROM THE SCENE: Car washed away in Pretoria flash flood

Emergency personnel were struggling to retrieve a car swept away by midday on Thursday, 10 March 2016.

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Why crash crews need YOUR help on road

2015-06-17 14:02

Arriving at the scene of road crash is a terrible experience but spare a thought for how YOU might help an emergency crew. Here's how...

Emergency care certificates fraudulent

2013-10-08 12:57

The Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) urges students to study only at accredited training institutions after emergency care certificates were issued by an unaccredited institution.

Saturday night in an ambulance

2011-07-26 00:00

It's a busy and bloody Saturday night on an ambulance in Cape Town. Chris Erasmus went along for an exhilirating, scary and surprising ride. Here's his story.


Paramedic on red zones: 'They started stoning us and the ambulance'

2017-10-18 15:46

Paramedics are constantly in fear of their own safety when going into high crime and high-risk areas, especially while working at night or doing the graveyard shift.

WATCH: Danger hinders EMS staff from lifesaving work

Hundreds of EMS staff marched in Philippi on Wednesday following attacks on ambulance staff.

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Emergency crews pass test

2016-07-20 12:55

A wrecked car, a few actors covered in fake blood and a single call to the emergency hotline.

What to do when baby comes early

2015-09-18 10:35

Do you know what to do – or more importantly, what NOT to do – if your baby arrives unexpectedly?

10 phone numbers that could save your life

2014-08-28 11:46

Being in an emergency can be shocking and your ability to recall the correct emergency number could mean life or death. One of these 10 emergency numbers could save your life!

What to do in an emergency

2013-02-26 15:14

Calling emergency services for your child.

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