Sue Gilroy

Connect with us

National

Melbourne woman dies waiting more than six hours for ambulance – The Age

A Caulfield North woman called 000 on Wednesday night but no ambulances were available, a sign of what the Australian Medical Association is calling an “acute public…

Published

on

Article feature image

Mick Stephenson, Ambulance Victorias executive director of clinical operations, said his organisation had spoken to the womans family to express condolences.
If this was someone I loved, I would want to know what happened, and whether the outcome would have been different had an ambulance arrived sooner, he said.
Mr Hill said the woman was probably classified as a code two or code three case with no expected danger of dying. But because of the squeeze on ambulance availability, crews were probably…

Click here to view the original article.

Copyright © 2020 The Hunter River Times | Disclaimer

You might also like ...

Article feature image
Earth’s Core May Have Trapped Noble Gases From Ancient Solar Wind Blasts – ScienceAlert
Article feature image
Nobody rushed to get vaccinated in COVID-free Taiwan. Now it’s in lockdown – Sydney Morning Herald
Article feature image
Australia’s Miss Universe proves her critics wrong – Herald Sun