Other funds may apply exclusions (you agree not to be covered at all for certain treatments). For example you may have hospital cover but it excludes joint replacement.
There are not many jobs out there that save lives every day. But doctors, nurses, firefighters, lifeguards, and ambulance officers are a few that top the list.
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Shift work, overtime and missing events are unavoidable aspects of emergency services work for firefighters, paramedics, nurses, doctors, water search and rescue, and state emergency services.
Holding hoses for hours, carrying stretchers, and balancing people on surfboards all involve great strength. It’s just another day in the life for you and other firies, surf lifesavers, paramedics and nurses.
And as we get older, we become more susceptible to back issues.
There are different kinds of back pain ranging from a dull, constant ache to that sudden, sharp twinge.
Staying alert at all hours of the night is part of our job. We need to think on our feet, respond quickly and make decisions – all within stressful moments.
We do whatever we can just to keep our eyes peeled, but we often need support. A lot of us turn to caffeine, energy drinks and dietary supplements. But, while popular, they certainly aren’t the best choice.
When you’re on the go, it’s hard to resist thinking about food in the same way – something that needs to be consumed quickly.
But as shift workers and the people on the front line, you need sustained energy.