Recently paramedics have yet again become the target of violent criminals. They are being held at gunpoint, severely assaulted or being robbed. The very same people that put their lives on the line are now the victims of crime. When news broke that two paramedics were held at gunpoint in Gugulethu in the Western Cape…Details
YouTube recently published a video to celebrate 2013. Numerous YouTubers were invited to star in their mashup of moments that can be marked as some of the best!
Starting off with Kid President as seen on SoulPancake in what YouTube calls #Rewind2013.
List your best moments in the comments section below!
So, the government said they will be launching a full investigation into the controversial sign language interpreter used at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service at the FNB stadium. I do hope this is a thorough investigation as it came to light that the interpreter is actually on medication for a “mental condition”. I am not saying…Details
Watch the Soweto Gospel Choir sing an incredible tribute to Madiba in our Parkview store. On Saturday, 7 December 2013, Woolworths had planned a performance at our Parkview store in Pretoria to support our Operation Smile Christmas campaign. The Soweto Gospel Choir’s planned a rendition of James Brown’s I Feel Good. But, after Madiba’s passing…Details
The only other time Apple changed their home page was for Steve Jobs. If you visit it now you will find another legend and icon on their home page! In my life time, this is probably the first person where the name Nelson Mandela was known across almost every single language. When someone hear you…Details
It is often in our profession that we attend to scenes where an alleged crime was committed and evidence is the only thing that can bring the perpetrator to justice. It is also said that numerous cases are thrown out of court due to contaminated evidence or evidence being destroyed at the scene, be it…Details
The primary purpose of any Emergency Medical Service is to provide care, comfort and transportation of the sick. It is often that everyone get so entangled in their private kingdoms that they completely forget what emergency medical care is all about. A kingdom is a lost cause if monthly earnings are the only focus. Once…Details
In the dark of the night and light of day; in rain, wind or sunshine and no matter what the circumstances, our paramedics are there when needed – and most often at a risk to their own lives. “I did not see them”, “The guy suddenly stopped in front of me!” These are the type…Details
Resus at the Morgue Many… many… many years ago when I worked for a provincial ambulance service in Greater Johannesburg I was sitting in my ambulance one day when I heard an excited request for ALS back up at Hillbrow Mortuary. An ambulance crew had just dropped off an elderly lady that had passed away,…Details