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Ambulance shortages amid more ramping and ED crowding

The parents of a 14-year-old who collapsed were forced to drive the boy to hospital themselves because there no ambulances available, while a crew had to be sent 80 kilometres from Port Augusta to a Whyalla patient suffering a seizure, according to the latest delays revealed by paramedics.

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Children being ramped at WCH: doctor

UPDATED: The ambulance ramping crisis is now affecting children, who have for the first time been left parked outside the Women’s and Children’s Hospital, a parliamentary committee has heard this morning.

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Ambos ordered into mediation over dispute

The South Australian Employment Tribunal has ordered the SA Ambulance Employees Association into mediation with the government to resolve an ongoing industrial dispute over ambulance resourcing and rostering reform.