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  • Knowing the important signs of Heart Attack

    If the last two weeks have taught us anything it's knowing the signs of a heart attack and vital early access to a defibrillator is. NEWS STORY LINK
  • 'I couldn't let a mate die': Study shows hidden spike in cardiac deaths

    'I couldn't let a mate die': Study shows hidden spike in cardiac deaths

    Cardiac-arrest survival rates halved in Victoria during the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic as strict safety protocols delayed paramedics.

    Research led by Ambulance Victoria has found paramedics are taking an extra two minutes to arrive at the scene under strict coronavirus protocols, including putting on full personal protective equipment such as face masks, gloves and gowns, blowing out emergency response times.

  • VISITOR SAVED AT A LOCAL GYM

    68-year-old avid gym goer David Dempsey suffered a Sudden Cardiac Arrest whilst riding a recumbent bike at his local gym in Fort Walton Beach Florida. Staff spotted him slumped over unconscious with no pulse and immediately went into action.
  • THANK A PARAMEDIC DAY

    Wednesday July 24th is Thank a Paramedic Day, an opportunity to thank these amazing people in our community who are so dedicated to their work as first responders.
  • FAMILY'S GENETIC TICKING TIMB BOMB

    “They were amazing. I rang the founder Sue Buckman and told her what we had been told and she said she would pack it up straight away even it if took us three years to pay off because she wanted us to have it immediately,” Ms Wilson said.
  • Geelong’s Lara MP John Eren tells all: `I was dead for three minutes’

    Victorian Sport Minister John Eren says there’s nothing like dying to bring you back down to earth with a thud. He’s been there, dead for three mi...