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Ambulance stations targeted in drug thefts – The Age (VIC)

Nino Bucci; 9 February 2014 A powerful painkiller has been stolen from at least five ambulance stations in less than three months, with thousands of dollars worth of the drug taken as Ambulance Victoria upgrades security. Police are investigating whether paramedics have been involved in the thefts of fentanyl – which can be 100 times […]

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Clubs tackle violence against paramedics – Illawarra Mercury (NSW)

By Lisa Wachsmuth, 9 Feb 2014 Clubs throughout the Illawarra and Shoalhaven will run an awareness campaign for their patrons in an attempt to stop spiralling violence against paramedics. ClubsNSW and NSW Ambulance have joined forces to launch the anti-violence campaign, entitled More Than A Uniform, which will be the focus of discussion at a […]

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Private ambulances to handle non-urgent patient transport in Brisbane’s Metro South region | Herald Sun (QLD)

PRIVATE ambulances will move non-emergency patients in one of Queensland’s biggest health regions after a successful trial. Health chiefs say this will improve patient flow and bed management as well as emergency department and elective surgery waiting times. The three-month outsourcing test was conducted by Metro South Health, which serves a million people on Brisbane’s […]

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