Dear Resident of South Australia

January 5, 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 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

November 5, 2020 Interview starts at 17:25...

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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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Caleb Bond: You won’t fix SA’s health system without investing more money in improving it

September 7, 2020 SA’s ambulance service says people are at risk of dying because it can’t cope with demand – and hospital ramping is back. If we don’t invest in health soon, we will pay with...

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The ‘war’ between ambulance management and union fires up, meanwhile ramping increases

September 7, 2020 The industrial dispute between ambulance management and the union, which union officials now describe as “war” is heating up as new data shows ramping rising....

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SA Ambulance Service risk report raises patient death potential owing to lack of funding, resources for paramedics

September 6, 2020 A report has warned of potential patient death due to the “deteriorating” ability of the SA’s ambulance service as more images emerge of ramping at an Adelaide hospital....

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Roster Reform, changing working conditions.

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ABC Adelaide – Ali Clarke BREAKFAST 891

September 4, 2020 AEA Secretary Phil Palmer and SAAS CEO David Place discuss demands for changing working conditions. Ambulance Employees Association · ABC Adelaide – Ali Clarke BREAKFAST 891 Ambos...

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ABC Radio Adelaide – Mornings with David Bevan

September 1, 2020 Hospital Delays! Media interview with Phil Palmer 31-08-2020...

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Another Shocking Day for Ambos and Their Patients

August 31, 2020 Saturday 29th August saw yet another “OpStat (Operational Status) Red declared at 11:45 a.m. still going at 9 p.m. OpStat Red, by SA Ambulance’s own definition is, in brief, a situation...

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SA Ambo’s Explosive Post About The Death Of An Adelaide Patient

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Fears Ambulance Delay Cost Patient’s Life

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