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‘Inhumane’: ED wait time blowout for mental health patients

Vulnerable mental health patients are now waiting an average of more than 20 hours in the Royal Adelaide Hospital emergency department for a bed, with a sharp increase across the system in those languishing for 24 hours or more – which even the Health Minister describes as “unacceptable”, InDaily can reveal.


What we know today, Friday October 15

South Australia will not follow New South Wales’ lead by scrapping mandatory quarantine for double-vaccinated overseas arrivals ahead of schedule, Premier Steven Marshall says.

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