6 days ago
27 November 2020
New life saving equipment for our Paramedics.
People often ask us what excites a paramedic, or any emergency worker for that matter. The answer is normally: new equipment and tools.
We were excited to take delivery of the full ICU spec Philips Heartstart Intrepids today. These tech-loaded patient monitors enable practitioners to optimize patient interventions and communicate information to receiving hospitals and doctors.
Thank you to Trevor Zaninello from Philips for hand delivering us the first batch in the country. We look forward to saving many lives with these.
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1 week ago
25 November 2020
Abandoned baby found alive - Tongaat
Earlier this afternoon, IPSS Medical Rescue received a call from Big Show Towing for an abandoned baby, in the Tongaat area.
On arrival of paramedics, the baby was carried to the ambulance by Ismail from Big Show. It is alleged that a person jogging past, had heard the baby’s cries in the bushy area alongside the road.
Due to the nature of the call, and in consultation with Mediclinic Victoria hospital management, it was agreed to transport the child to the private facility for treatment.
The young baby was well dressed and wrapped in a blanket.
We would like to thank Mediclinic Victoria hospital for assisting in the treatment of the young baby. All necessary authorities have been updated. ... See MoreSee Less
How can a mother just leave her baby!!! Makes me sick! There are people out there desperate to have a baby! May god bless this child 🙏🏻 God bless everyone involved as well
Thank you Mediclinic Victoria
I know of a few mothers who are trying to conceive but can't but mothers that can are doing this... Really frustrating
What if it was a child abduction gone wrong considering the baby looks healthy and well clothed 😭😭😭😭 hope this sweet Angel is ok will be ok
THAT POOR POOR MOTHER. HER HEART MUST BE ABSOLUTELY BROKEN. I HOPE SHE IS SAFE TOO. MAYBE A MOSES IN THE BULL RUSHES MODERN DAY STORY❤️❤️❤️❤️
its sad. mothers. well let me tell you about Big Show, who carried the baby to the ambo. yess. BIG SHOW. years ago a baby was abandoned in the stairway leading to his flat. sad. Big Show adopted the baby after a struggle and today the baby is a fine young lass. showered with love from the family, part of the family, belongs to a loving, caring and responsible family. BIG thank you to Ayesha, for everything. I did posts before on this. may Allah shower his richest blessings on this family.
For everyone who is judging the mum.... Stop. Who r u to judge. Thankfully baby is well
We can all sit back n say how headless the mother is but unless u in there situation you no nothing of what goes on in that mothers head. My grand daughter was lucky her mum left her at child welfare with contact numbers n i was called by my son to take the baby. So its really sad but calling them heartless is wrong. I hv my little gal she is 8 now she knows her mum i take her to see them her parents. Pray bby gets a new loving home.
Yet today is the start of 16 days of activismn for gbv against women and children and you see this.
Hope the baby finds a loving home. Thank you she was heard crying and saved.
Thanks to all who assisted
Makes me so sick that people can do this. Sweet little angel, may you be greatly blessed
We do not know her story. It is very sad and just maybe there is desperation to this story.
glad that the baby is alive and safe.....💓
It's so sad to hear that a mother does this
This is so heart breaking an innocent baby left like that 😪
How can a mother be so heartless😭😡
Cat adopt this baby? It will be blessed
Thankyou IPSS and Victoria Hospital.
Baby girl? Can i have her 😪
Who does this? 😭
How does women brains work.you carry it for 9 months and when it arrives you dump it.No this cannot be tolerated anymore.
If stories like this make you feel angry or heartbroken, please consider making a tangible difference by supporting the women in your life who may be in desperate situations of their own. www.facebook.com/100705485036760/posts/107332037707438/
Thank you for saving this beautiful soul💐blessings galore🙏
23 November 2020
1 Dead 1 critically injured N2 Mtunzini
Former Bafana Bafana, Mamelodi Sundowns defender Anele Ngcongca dies in car accident.
Earlier this morning, IPSS Medical Rescue responded to a single vehicle roll-over on the N2 near Mtunzini.
On arrival of IPSS advanced life support paramedics, they found an adult male lying approximately 30m from the wrecked vehicle. The man showed no signs of life and was declared dead by paramedics.
The female driver was severely entrapped in the wreckage, having sustained critical injuries. Whilst under the care of advanced life support paramedics, rescue crews use the jaws of life to free the woman from the wreckage. Once freed, she was transported to a nearby private hospital for further care.
The deceased is a former Bafana Bafana and Mamelodi Sundowns soccer player. Our condolences to his friends and family. We wish the injured woman a speedy recovery.
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On straight roads many drivers get tired and or distracted on Cell phones. Golden rule - DON'T "Phone & Drive". If tired take a short rest & walk around car. R.I.P. Anele.
How the hell does the engine end up where it is. But anyway its horrific, condolences to his family
When You are tired as a driver You should find a secure area like a garage or police station and Sleep ..... Being Sleepy while Speeding can sometimes do that .... Deepest Condolences to The Family and South Africa at large ...
R.I.P Anele,but what I don't understand,cricket and rugby players don't experience these accidents!
Safety belt was not worn reading this statement. What I loss for South Africa.
This accident is being reported by eNCA as an accident involving a second vehicle. Kindly contact them and correct them!
What speed was she doing to rip the engine and gearbox out.
Oh my God enough is enough man i think something mst be done with the SA football stars being killed in a road xcedents i mean is very rare the SA football stars die a natural death. no,no this not normal 🤭😲
Looking at where the engine etc are lying it had to be speed surely. Reading online he was not the driver but the female was
BMW drivers should go for the advance driving lessons. If you don't know how to handle it ,this is what happens. BMW offers the course.
RIP. But will the writer please note.....the female was not ENtrapped. She was trapped. Two totally different meanings.
Ey is that an engine..Mr ngcongca was so furious it's shows..r.i.p player
Why why why on a dead straight road - that we have so many fatal accidents on this road.
And this on a straight gravel road.
On a straight road was it speed 👀 RIP
Behamba ngasiphi ispeed lomuntu imoto iphume ingeen kanje
This is so sad as this young man was in the prime of his life as a top Football player... 😭
Is it important for us to coment about the speed the deceased was traveling on?
Rest in peace man what a talented young man condolences to the family friends and the soccer fraternity
Life is indeed too short.. May his soul rest in peace 🌹
Ooh nkosi yami kwabuhlungu umoya wakhe awulale ngokuthula
That engine thing is a safety feature
kwaze kwabuhlungu ke.silahlekelwe sonke emzansi RIP mfw2 saba ukufa
Great loss to the nation. RIP Anele we gonna miss watching you.
Such a tragic loss to our soccer team. May his dear soul RIP. Wishing the driver a speedy recovery.
20 November 2020
Birthday Celebrations for K9 Odi
Thank you to our Pawfect family for celebrating Odi’s first birthday with us. Odi loved his liver cake. Sarah Swainson Belinda Ann Barnes Bolte #K9Odi ... See MoreSee Less
Happy 1st Birthday Odi. Enjoy all the spoiling.
Happy birthday Odi ❤
Happy birthday Odi
Happy birthday Odi
19 November 2020
15 Injured in Taxi accident - N2 Gingindlovu
IPSS Medical Rescue responded to an accident on the N2 near Gingindlovu earlier this afternoon, where a taxi and truck collided head-on leaving the taxi driver trapped in the wreckage.
Whilst the patient was under the care of advanced life support paramedics, Rural Metro fire department used hydraulic rescue tools to free the injured driver.
14 (fourteen) additional occupants of the taxi sustained minor to moderate injuries. The driver of the truck was lucky to escape unharmed.
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Kungcono akushonanga muntu Eiyi kade ngiwuzwa umsindo wama ambulance ngezikhath zasemin
Mmmmk kuyobe sekya kuDicemba bagijime sengaty bathwele ukudla kwestokfela bejahe imali
Liyana yini izulu EKZN?
Zama Nhachengo Thandeka Bhunu Maphumulo Hlengiwe Mbokazi kanti lomgwaqo bakwethu unani ngekr
Carl von Guilleaume
19 November 2020
4 Dead 3 Injured R614 Upper Tongaat.
IPSS Medical Rescue together with Lenmed Ethekwini's advanced life support paramedic responded to the R614 upper Tongaat area for a head-on collision between two light motor vehicles.
On arrival of paramedics, they found two occupants from the one vehicle had sustained fatal injuries. Three additional occupants from the same vehicle sustained critical injuries with one patient being severely entrapped in the wreckage. Unfortunately, the patient went into cardiac arrest before being extricated and despite advanced life support intervention was declared deceased on scene.
Two patients were transported to the hospital in critical condition. Shortly after arrival at the hospital one of the patients succumbed to his injuries.
Two occupants in the second vehicle were lucky to escape with minor injuries.
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Condolences to d family's...but once again everyone in SA have their own rule nd law when it cums to driveing and that will cost millions of life evry year.
I have observed that drivers have become far too impatient and do not adhere to the rules of the road. There is just no respect on the roads anymore. Everyone for themselves.🙈🙈
That little old car had no chance against a Range Rover. Its horrific
I've never been so confused, heading says 4 dead yet the article says something else, nevertheless may their souls rest in peace 🙏🏾
I CANNOT UNDERSTAND WHY????????????? WHY IS IT THAT EVERY SINGLE DAY WE ARE HAVING THESE HECTIC ACCIDENTS ON OUR ROADS. WHAT THE HELL ARE PEOPLE DOING?????? THIS KILLING AND IRRESPONSIBLE AND WRECKLESS DRIVING NEEDS TO STOP!!!!!!!!!!!!! SO MANY FAMILIES LOSING LOVED ONE'S ON OUR ROADS DAILY!!!!! IT'S NOT ON ANYMORE HONESTLY!!!!!!!!! 😭😭😭😭😭😭💔💔💔💔💔💔💔
People have no respect for other drivers and want to be That car in front of you no matter who they push out of their way
This is very bad accident it happened at my location RIP to those who lost their lives
These pics give me such anxiety! These poor families that have lost their loved ones. RIP
Ayi Kodwa Jesu awusasizweli izulu yizimoto sizwele Nkosi kungaphezu kwamandla manje
Kubi madoda izingozi zikakhisimusi or ukweyisa nje kokudriver dakiwe😰
Sorry for the families that have to see this on social media. RIP .
Rip to the ones that lost their lives and a speedy recovery to those who where injured
mmm this is so sad but to those who lost they famly member i send my condolences.my they soul rest in peace
Thandowakhe MagubaneMnwabisi S'kosana Yabona ngempela inyuku.🥺 Bukan iRange injani
Rest in peace Kubuhlungu kunjalo siwundeni syalila kakhulu koda uthixo uthande ukusvakashela singumndeni waka gumede
RIP to the deceased.
RIP....looks like a well cared twincam❣🙏
Condolences to the family 😢😢😢🙏🙏💔💔
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Akshay Harsoo which is why big bakkies and big SUV’s are good! 😓
10 November 2020
Critical patient airlifted to hospital. N2 Tugela
Earlier this afternoon IPSS Medical Rescue, together with Lenmed Ethekwini advanced life support paramedics, responded to a collision on the N2 North bound lane, just past Zinkwazi.
On arrival of paramedics, they found that two vehicles collided head-on. A female driver of the one vehicle was trapped in the wreckage and required rescuers to use the jaws of life to free her. She sustained critical injuries and was airlifted with Air Mercy Service to Lenmed Ethekweni Hospital. The driver of the second vehicle sustained moderate injuries and was also transported to hospital. ... See MoreSee Less
This exact same area of road has taken the lives of so so many people😢we lived on the farm above the highway in the pic and we witnessed and accident pretty much every single time it rained.
This place is not safe at all ,weekly ,there is an accident ,speed recovery to them.Thanks to your team .
Thank you for your efforts team. This was my friend
Kwafela indiya yin ku lendawo Yaz njalo ngenyanga Kuba ne ngozi e crc last week bekunengoz last of last week bekunengoz last month futh bekunengoz ngath khona into e wrong laphana
IPSS Medical Rescue n lemmed u guys are doing a wonderful job keep it up guys our lives are dependent on you!
Vincent Audie this is near to our accident too ☹️
Lucille Easton here's the one we passed yesterday
And team AMS
A thank you to the team..⚘
Well done team and keep up the good work
10 November 2020
KwaDukuza Private Hospital (KPH) partnership.
As we continue to grow our relationships and networks with preferred healthcare partners, we are pleased at the opening of our new base located at KwaDukuza Private Hospital in Stanger.
Operated by Africa Healthcare, the hospital offers in and out patient facilities, 70 beds, consulting rooms, laboratory services and a 24HR casualty. IPSS Medical Rescue is the only registered advanced life support service provider located in the KwaDukuza area. Our crews respond from the hospital and ensure efficient response and turnaround times to the Ilembe community.
We welcome this partnership and we are pleased to be associated with this trusted brand and partner. Saving lives together.
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It's lovely just wish some decent government hospitals would arrive for us that can't afford m aid
Was there on 11 December 2018 and got the best attention. Prompt, efficient and friendly!! We are so fortunate to have such a first class facility here.
Keep up the excellent service provided to your many patients. They always have praise for the great treatment and care given by your medical staff, not forgetting the other staff that keep the hospital and surrounding areas in a spotless condition. To care for the sick and infirm is a blessing that u, your hospital and staff will continuously receive from our Maker.
Congratulations IPSS you guys are the best. 👏👏
Taryn Leigh Osborn maybe they got a post open
Sekuneprivate hospital e stanger congrats
Congratulations and wishing you all the best
Congratulations, you guys are the BEST🙏
Congrats 👏 Ur brand is growing everyday U have all our support for ur excellent service U'r rendering