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

February 19, 2019 An elderly woman was forced to wait eight hours in an ambulance in what paramedics have described as the worst case of ramping ever seen in South Australia. SA Ambulance Employees...

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New RAH emergency department

February 11, 2019 Up to 40 per cent of staff have said they would not want to be treated in the area’s hospitals....

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Ambulance union to take SA Health to court over increased workload

February 8, 2019 The union representing South Australian paramedics has launched legal action against SA Health and the SA Ambulance Service (SAAS) because of increased overtime and on call pressures....

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SA RAMPING – PHIL PALMER AMBULANCE EMPLOYEES ASSOC. RDB081118 08/11/2018

November 8, 2018 Yesterday, Phil Palmer joined Roo and Ditts on Triple M Adelaide breakfast to shed light on the worrying issue, saying that it “very, very rarely happened at the old Royal...

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Fyles eyes paramedic protection amid ongoing abuse of NT first responders

August 5, 2018 TERRITORY Health Minister Natasha Fyles will consider changing the law to protect paramedics from abuse, the Sunday Territorian can confirm. “I am currently looking at additional measures...

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Ambulance staff trying to help road accident victim in Adelaide cop a torrent of abuse

July 31, 2018 SHOCKING footage has emerged of a patient viciously abusing ambulance staff who were trying to help him. Paramedics rushed to the scene of a crash where a male motorcyclist and a female...

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Ambulance fight back after paramedic bashers dodge jail

May 16, 2018 Victorian paramedics are protesting after two women avoided a prison sentence for violently assaulting an emergency worker. Amanda Warren, 33, and Caris Underwood, 20, had the jail...

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Royal Adelaide Hospital: a state of emergency

May 15, 2018 Alarm bells started to sound two years ago for ambulance officers, nurses and emergency doctors as the new $2.4 billion Royal Adelaide Hospital neared completion. Department of Health...

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