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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