In the last 3 months 5 people have died in Australia as a result of using illicit drugs at music festivals. Many more ended up in hospital. Jane has arrived at the Groovygroove music festival with a group of her friends. They are all excited to be seeing some of their favourite bands and are … Continue reading Pill testing at music festivals saves lives. And it must be widely supported.
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 would not even see. I … Continue reading Improving awareness of public defibrillators with FIBBO!
This quick check only takes a couple of seconds and may prevent a medical emergency in your child. Let’s say your baby has become increasingly irritable and unsettled over the last hour. They are now crying constantly. You try all the things that usually get them to settle without success. It’s strange, they were perfectly … Continue reading Baby won’t settle? Check for this potential emergency.
So your child develops a fever. They seem otherwise OK and are still running around like crazy. But you are concerned that they might be getting sick. Should you give them a dose of paracetamol? Fever is one of the most common symptoms of illness in children. And it is one of the most frequent … Continue reading Giving paracetamol syrup to your kids.