Ambo angels get a raw deal on the job

July 29, 2019 The Advertiser, 7_29_2019 (Carol Whitelock) LAST Sunday evening something terrifying happened at our house. We were watching TV when my husband suddenly started making strange gurgling...

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Hospitals under pressure as all metro Emergency Departments declare code white

July 29, 2019 All metropolitan hospital emergency departments were treating more people than their capacity on Sunday, with waiting times exceeding two hours in the northern suburbs. Emergency...

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Adelaide researchers look at why PTSD among paramedics is twice as high as other health workers

July 22, 2019 The rate of post-traumatic stress disorder among our paramedics is skyrocketing, with a team of Adelaide researchers desperately trying to determine the cause — and what can be done to...

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Veteran paramedic urges MPs to pass stronger proposed new emergency services protection Bill

July 4, 2019 She’s been assaulted three times in her 20 years as a paramedic — now Amanda Martin has a message for SA’s MPs…...

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Fatigue and Stress Major Issues For Ambos

June 28, 2019 Townsend, K., Loudoun, R. and Wilkinson, A. (2018) Improving People Management in Emergency Services, Summary Report. Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing, Griffith University,...

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Paramedics need better care for accumulated stress

June 21, 2019 Ambulance Employees Association: Scoping Literature Reviews drawing on qualitative literature to address the physical, psychological, psychobiological, and psychosocial health of...

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AMBULANCE FEES UP, AMBULANCE SERVICE DELIVERY DOWN – THE PUBLIC ARE PAYING MORE BUT GETTING LESS

June 17, 2019 MEDIA RELEASE AMBULANCE FEES UP, AMBULANCE SERVICE DELIVERY DOWN – THE PUBLIC ARE PAYING MORE BUT GETTING LESS Whilst the State Government slipped through an increase to the cost of...

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Ambos warn of winter disaster ahead as flu cases climb

May 28, 2019 Some patients are waiting more than 10 hours for an ambulance as paramedics battle to cope with a severe staff shortage, a union boss says. As the flu death toll continues to climb,...

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Review of SA Ambulance Service patient deaths finds harm was likely ‘preventable’

February 25, 2019 A review of 17 “patient safety incidents” — including nine deaths in South Australia’s ambulance system — has concluded that in 14 cases, people may have suffered...

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Paramedics term worst case of ramping at FMC as elderly woman waited eight hours in ambulance

February 19, 2019 SHOCKING footage has emerged of a patient viciously abusing ambulance staff who were trying to help him. An elderly woman was forced to wait eight hours in an ambulance in what paramedics...

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