AN OPEN LETTER TO ALL SOUTH AUSTRALIANS FROM THE AMBULANCE EMPLOYEES’ ASSOCIATION

February 20, 2021 Dear South Australians, we are writing on behalf of allour dedicated members in the SA Ambulance Service, who work tirelessly to keep you safe 24 hours a day/7 days a week....

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Please Print & Sign our Petition

February 19, 2021 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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Ambulance Delays Report

February 19, 2021 SAFETY LEARNING SYSTEM INCIDENT REVIEW July – November 2020 SA Ambulance commissioned a report into patient safety incidents where it found 38 patients were put at risk due to a...

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RAMPING DANGERS

February 26, 2021 I AM thankful that Miles Kemp survived his ordeal in hospital and he wasn’t adversely affected by the ramping and emergency department delays (“I was ramped in hospital and...

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ICAC Ann Vanstone rebukes SA Ambulance Service boss for using her name to control staff

February 25, 2021 In a rare intervention, the state’s anti-corruption watchdog has rebuked the head of the SA Ambulance Service for using her name to control staff....

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Worried Ambos Told To Zip It In “Embarrassing” Memo

February 24, 2021 “A disgrace”  FIVEaa Breakfast’s David & Will have slammed as “embarrassing” and “a disgrace” a communication sent to SA Ambulance staff after a number of ambos spoke out...

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Patients forced to take taxis to hospital during medical emergencies

February 17, 2021 The Ambulance Employees Association (AEA) has revealed there were 15 emergency, “potentially life-threatening” cases waiting for an ambulance at about 6:00pm on Tuesday, with no...

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Ambulance Employees Association criticises report, says deaths could have been prevented

February 13, 2021 A report released by the South Australian Ambulance Service on Friday has been criticised by the state’s governing ambulance employee association....

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SA Ambulance Service report finds more ambulances needed

February 12, 2021 Two people died and dozens more were in unnecessary danger amid ballooning delays, a new ambulance report has found....

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SA ambulances taking longer to get to seriously ill, injured patients

January 29, 2021 The average waiting time for ambulances has increased by about 2.5 minutes over the past two years, a new report has revealed....

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Ambulance ramping dropped 20pc in 2020 but surges persist

January 15, 2021 Ambulance ramping dropped 20 per cent last year but the ambo union says the practice is now regarded as “business as usual”...

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‘Groundhog Day’: Ambos demand Govt act on endless cycle of ramping

January 5, 2021 Paramedics say they’ve been “abandoned” by the Health Minister and are calling on him to “stand up to” the Treasurer to demand more money to fix ramping, after yet another day of...

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Pregnant women gives birth on roadside while waiting for an Ambulance.

December 18, 2020 Ambulance Employees Association · FIVEaa Graham Goodings + Phil Palmer -AEA...

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YET ANOTHER DANGEROUS WEEKEND FOR THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN COMMUNITY

December 15, 2020 The South Australian community, and your ambos, continue to be put at risk by an under resourced and under funded ambulance service. Sunday the 13th of December saw significant ambulance...

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Triple-0 emergency and police assistance calls surge in South Australia

December 11, 2020 A substantial increase in emergency and assistance calls to SA Police and SA Ambulance Service is putting pressure on staff....

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Paramedic Matthew James McLean found not guilty of dangerous driving following crash that killed patient

December 7, 2020 Claps and cheers erupted in an Adelaide courtroom after a paramedic was cleared of dangerous driving charges relating to a tragic crash that claimed the life of a patient. Matthew James...

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Roo & Ditts – Phil Palmer on Paramedics and Triple 0 calls

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Critical delays in responding to triple 0 calls.

November 5, 2020 FIVEaa · Leon Byner – 05 November 2020 Ambulance Employees Association · FIVEaa Leon Byner – Phil Palmer...

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Ambulance union claims triple 0 calls are going unanswered, but SA Ambulance disputes that

November 4, 2020 Pressure on the health system means triple 0 calls are going unanswered, the ambulance union says, but SA Ambulance flatly rejects the claim....

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Ramping rising as a patient waits 110 hours in Royal Adelaide Hospital Emergency Department for an appropriate bed

September 14, 2020 Demand for mental health treatment is adding to ambulance ramping problems with patients stuck in the ED waiting for a bed – including one patient who waited 110 hours....

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