Gogos receive first aid training

2019-08-16 18:30

Rural gogos are being trained in first aid so that they can be prepared in case of medical emergencies.

LIST: Baby's first aid kit

2018-02-19 21:56

You need a lot more than just cute clothes for baby. Here are some other essentials and safety tips.

Here's why you need a first aid kit in the car

2017-06-07 08:23

Emergency services are often spread thin, especially when storms and major disasters strike. When travelling on the road, having a well-stocked first aid kit could be a lifesaver.

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?

The bathtub – a death trap

2015-04-16 15:17

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

First-aid skill: Save a life on the road

2015-02-26 12:43

Any driver who knows basic first-aid will be able to help a fellow road-user in an emergency - you could even save a life...

'Deadly' trampolines

2014-12-15 09:16

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


2014-09-19 13:40

Small children are most at risk for choking, when an object gets stuck in the airway.

How to handle a child's seizure

2013-11-18 09:17

Watching a child have an epileptic seizure can be scary. Here is what to do if it happens.

Advert shocks movie audience

2013-09-17 12:01

Spine-chilling first aid commercial leaves moviegoers shocked.


Husband saves wife a week after learning CPR from TV show

2018-06-11 06:20

Who knew watching TV could save your life?

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.

First-aid kits and allergies

2016-11-16 10:10

Pharmacist Irene Danckwerts suggests keeping these basics in your first-aid kit if you suffer from allergies.

How to help a choking baby

2015-06-24 14:04

Don't panic when your child is choking, just follow these steps.

Can you identify these 12 dangerous snakes?

2015-03-11 15:21

Snake expert Arno Naude speaks to Health24 about snakes you should know about.

Why you shouldn't panic when a snake bites you

2015-02-24 10:26

It is important not to panic after being bitten by a snake – speeding to get to a hospital might be more dangerous than the snakebite.

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.


How to save a choking child

2014-01-13 14:21
Choking is a terrifying situation - even more so for children. This infographic shows exactly what to do.

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

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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.

Chilling ‘save the boy’ ad

2013-09-16 15:48

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

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