Dear Resident of South Australia

December 9, 2019 Dear Resident of South Australia, Thank you for your interest in supporting our efforts to secure safe staffing of the SA Ambulance Service, and to eradicate the scourge of ambulance...

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SA Ambulance Service records busiest December, claims ramping is decreasing

January 16, 2020 Ramping figures are down, the service says, despite heatwaves and bushfires fuelling its busiest December on record — but the union says otherwise....

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Ambulance union officials to seek orders from Tribunal over ramping

December 30, 2019 Chronic ramping has prompted the Ambulance Employees Association to take its case to the Employment Tribunal — the government says it is already working on it....

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Secret SA Health data reveals full extent of state’s hospital ramping crisis

December 27, 2019 Paramedics spent thousands of hours waiting outside South Australian hospitals in just one month, leaked figures show, in some of the worst results on record....

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Adelaide mental health specialists to ride along with ambulance paramedics to take pressure of EDs

December 19, 2019 Mental health experts will travel with ambulances to crisis cases in a bid to treat people on site instead of them ending up stuck in clogged EDs....

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SA second worst in the nation for ED wait times – and getting worse

December 11, 2019 Damning data shows wait times for SA emergency departments are getting worse across almost every category – only one showed a good result....

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Noarlunga Hospital upgrade to take the pressure off Flinders Medical Centre

December 5, 2019 The chronically overloaded Flinders Medical Centre will be partially relieved by a major upgrade at the Noarlunga Hospital. A major upgrade of services at Noarlunga Hospital is expected to...

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Ambulance union to take Government to Employment Tribunal to resolve lack of breaks

December 3, 2019 Paramedics are enduring 12-hour shifts without adequate meal breaks – sometimes no break at all – and the Ambulance union has had enough.…....

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RAMPING DEATH

November 18, 2019 A woman whose grandmother was forced to wait for hours in the back of an ambulance for a hospital bed, has spoken exclusively about the ordeal, to 10 News First....

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Caleb Bond: It is frankly disgusting that we would leave people in ambulances for hours waiting for medical attention

November 18, 2019 People dying after being ramped in ambulances, hospital patients served cold food on disposable plates and allegations of corruption. SA’s health system is a disgrace, writes Caleb Bond....

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