Infection control is an essential and sometimes an under-recognised and under-supported part of the infrastructure of health care. In this Health Minutes with Dr Holgate podcast, we discuss Infection Control in the EMS.
The World Health Organisation says that drowning is the 3rd leading cause of unintentional injury death worldwide, accounting for 7% of all injury related deaths. The organisation also reports an estimated 359 000 annual drowning deaths worldwide. The South African climate is warming up and many people will be rushing to their pools and beaches…
On 15 November 2014, ER24 released a statement of an incident where a man was killed when he stopped to help another motorist whose car broke down along the M1 near Marlboro offramp in Johannesburg. Moments later a white vehicle collided into him throwing him into a ditch on the side of the highway. Despite…Details
A fire that ripped through over 100 shacks in Kayasands on Thursday afternoon left eight people with minor smoke inhalation and scores without a place to sleep. Many of them have lost everything. Some braved the smoke and grabbed what they could before their home was engulfed in flames. Fire fighters battled the blaze for…Details