Health

Wed 20 Feb 2019

'It can happen anywhere': trainer's defibrillator plea

premium_icon 'It can happen anywhere': trainer's defibrillator plea

As news of a Coast woman lucky to be alive after she went into cardiac arrest spreads, one local personal trainer can't forget the day a man couldn't be saved.

It's not always good to be left in stitches

premium_icon It's not always good to be left in stitches

'Everything I've had before was only a few stitches. This was fairly worrying once I was told how big it was.'

Prevention better than treatment for skin cancer

premium_icon Prevention better than treatment for skin cancer

WHEN it comes to skin cancer, the best way to protect yourself is prevention, according to Dr Nick Cooper

Tue 19 Feb 2019

State blasted over severe disability centre closure

premium_icon State blasted over severe disability centre closure

THE Federal Government has taken a swipe at Queensland Health over its handling of the closure of the Halwyn Centre for the severely disabled.

Elderly woman stuck in ‘worst case of ambulance ramping’

Elderly woman stuck in ‘worst case of ambulance ramping’

AN elderly woman was forced to wait eight hours in an ambulance in what paramedics have described as the worst case of ramping ever seen in South Australia.

Ambos’ touching gesture for dying woman to see final sunset

Ambos’ touching gesture for dying woman to see final sunset

NSW paramedics helped grant a dying Sydney woman’s final wish come true, just days before she lost her battle to bowel cancer.

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