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Emergency personnel at work. Photos: ER24

Emergency Personnel taught Self-Defence

22nd Sep 2016 at 3:47 pm 0 comments

Robbed, stabbed, hijacked and left traumatised… The dangers which South Africa’s emergency personnel face have escalated to the point that they are being taught how to defend themselves and their patients. According to ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing Harduth, ER24 personnel were involved in 15 incidents over the past two years.Read More

Angels of Mercy under Attack

Angels of Mercy under Attack

15th Aug 2016 at 11:27 am 0 comments

They’re angels of mercy but they are increasingly being attacked, robbed and ambushed. According to Eyewitness News 30 attacks on paramedics have been reported in the last 8 months. In an interview with Eyewitness News some ER24 paramedics talk about how the threat of violence impacts on their labour ofRead More



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