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Take a Deep Breath: Effective Breathing Techniques to Reduce Anxiety

Feeling overwhelmed by anxiety can be an incredibly distressing experience. A racing heart, tense muscles, and the feeling of breathlessness can make you feel like you’re suffocating under the weight of your worries. If you’ve ever wondered why anxiety seems to affect your breathing, you’re not alone. The good news is that there are effective…
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The 7 things you need to know about heart health

St John WA wants to highlight the importance of heart health, and seven easy ways you can improve it. 1. Get moving. You’ve heard it before, but your heart is a muscle and, like any other muscle in the body, requires exercise to function properly. Any exercise is better than no exercise, so try going for a…
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Three First Aid tips to keep your workplace safe

Tax time isn’t only about getting your finances in order, it’s also the perfect time to reassess your workplace first aid practices.  As an employer, it’s your responsibility to create a safe workplace for your staff. Not sure if your business is prepared for a medical emergency? Ask yourself these questions: If you answered no…
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The ‘what now’ question on everyone’s lips

Article by Paul BaileyMedical Director at St John WA As an Emergency Physician who has worked on the frontline for the last 25 years, I have had my fair share of exposure to the victims of violence. It’s been my sad observation over a long period of time that the person who comes out on top in…
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COVID-19 – what next for Western Australia?

Article by Paul BaileyMedical Director at St John WA Having been a Fremantle Dockers supporter for the best part of 25 years, I have come to accept disappointment as inevitable. So imagine my surprise at Western Australia’s apparent success – at least so far – in confronting a virus that has done its best to take…
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Rockstars versus Roadies

Article by Paul BaileyMedical Director at St John WA No-one ever went to a Bruce Springsteen concert to see the Road Crew do their thing did they? The roadies are the unsung heroes of the live music scene – the behind the scenes workers who make it all possible.  Front line health care workers – Paramedics, General…
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Face to face with the enemy

Article by Paul BaileyMedical Director at St John WA The victors of war define history, but the story in which our ‘COVID kids’ are born into this year won’t be clear until this pandemic is fading in the rear view mirror. Our community is confronting a marauding respiratory virus that is challenging our entire way of…
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