Doctor says ramping better than patients in corridors

May 16, 2012 An emergency department clinician at Flinders Medical Centre in Adelaide has spoken in defence of ramping of patients in ambulances at times of high demand. Dr David Teubner said no-one at...

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Sorry for the long wait, says SA Health Minister

September 23, 2011 South Australian Health Minister John Hill has publicly apologised to patients who were kept waiting in ambulances outside Flinders Medical Centre last Monday. Ambulances banked up as...

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Ambulances queue as Adelaide hospitals struggle

September 21, 2011 The Ambulance Employees Association says it is an outrage that severe overcrowding continues at Adelaide public hospitals. Association secretary Phil Palmer said eight ambulances were left...

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Phil Palmer of the ambulance workers’ union talks to Leah MacLennan about overcrowding problems

September 11, 2011 Phil Palmer of the ambulance workers’ union talks to Leah MacLennan about overcrowding at hospitals (Audio only)...

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