Third patient dies this year after ramping outside of Adelaide hospital

November 18, 2019 Another patient has died after being ramped outside Adelaide’s Flinders Medical Centre for more than an hour. Key points: A male patient suffering from abdominal pains has died after...

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Ambulance Union says another death at Flinders Medical Centre is due to ramping

November 18, 2019 A patient has died after being ramped, the Ambulance Employees Association says – the third in three months....

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Action needed on ambulance shortage

November 8, 2019 The Ambulance Employees Association (AEA) are calling for serious action to be taken to address a critical shortage of ambulances across the state, including in Whyalla. Currently the steel...

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FIVEaa Radio – Leon Byner – Privatisation of Patient Transfer Services…

November 5, 2019 Interview with Secretary Phil Palmer and Minister Stephen Wade Starts at 01:37...

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Four ambulances caught in gridlock at South Coast District Hospital in Victor Harbor

November 1, 2019 Mid-afternoon on Monday, October 28, four local ambulance crews were ramped at South Coast District Hospital (SCDH), according to the Ambulance Employees Association (AEA). AEA industrial...

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FIVEaa Radio – Leon Byner – Outsourcing out of hospital programs!

October 31, 2019 The government said, “We don’t have a privatisation agenda” Starts at 02:05...

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An investigation has been launched into why an elderly woman was shunted between three hospitals

October 30, 2019 for more than six hours, during a period of hospital overcrowding and ambulance ramping....

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ABC Radio – Ali Clarke & David Bevan – Phil Palmer on Ramping

October 29, 2019 A pensioner died at the Royal Adelaide Hospital after being Ramped in an Ambulance for 42 minutes. Interview starts at 01:41:23...

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McLaren Vale patient struggled without an ambulance for over 30 minutes

October 29, 2019 A patient in McLaren Vale has been left struggling to breathe and without an ambulance for over 30 minutes. On October 28 a patient in McLaren Vale required an ambulance due to breathing...

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Ambulance ramping: Royal Adelaide Hospital patient died after 42 minutes ‘stuck on ramp’

October 29, 2019 SA Health has revealed a patient died after being stuck in an ambulance outside the RAH earlier this year – the second claimed ramping-related death in 12 months....

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TICKING TIME BOMB!

October 28, 2019 RAMPING CRISIS: SA Health has been forced to disclose a second ramping-related death at a major Adelaide Hospital. Although the state’s health boss claims to be making progress, he...

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Fleurieu Peninsula left stranded with no local ambulances available at 8.30pm on 16/10/2019

October 23, 2019 If you were on the Fleurieu with a medical emergency at 8.30pm on Wednesday, October 16, it could have been a long wait for help. According to the Ambulance Employees Association (AEA)...

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ABC Phil Palmer 17-10-2019

October 17, 2019 Breakfast show with Spence Denny...

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Government Forced to Back Off on Tribunal Orders

October 11, 2019 Last week Treasurer Lucas was gloating that his Government had succeeded in getting orders against the Ambulance Employees’ Association (AEA) about the issue of ambos putting their name...

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SA Health cuts 60 hospital beds amid overcrowding crisis

October 11, 2019 South Australia’s health department will cut 60 beds from its Central Adelaide Health Network amid record ambulance ramping and an ongoing overcrowding crisis. Thirty-two beds will be...

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BEDS CLOSED: 60 hospital beds will close and more doctors and nurses will be made redundant

October 11, 2019 BEDS CLOSED: 60 hospital beds will close and more doctors and nurses will be made redundant as the State Government tries to fix its ailing health budget. Although ambulance ramping at...

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Overtime is “Voluntary”

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Ambulances spent 2303 hours ramped outside Adelaide hospitals last month

October 4, 2019 Patients were forced to wait in ambulances outside Adelaide’s crowded public hospital emergency departments for a staggering 2303 hours in September – the worst ramping figures in the...

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Ambos’ Union Slam Government Beat Up over Public Holiday ‘Patient Safety’ Risks

October 4, 2019 The Ambulance Employees’ Association has attacked the Treasurer for public comments claiming that due to a number of ambos preferring not to come to work on their days off there is some...

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