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Response: Autumn 2015 edition out now!

The latest edition of Response has been released. This edition includes a feature from Queensland Clinical Support Officer Warren Smith, who writes about talking with our Veterans, in recognition of the centenary of ANZAC. Also in this edition a clinical discussion on managing UTI’s out of hospital, a look a fever in children and focus […]

Paramedics Australasia shares the despair for Vanuatu

This recent Facebook message from ProMedical staff in Vanuatu says it all – Hi everyone, we are in desperate need of funding assistance so we have set up the official ProMedical & ProMedical Rescue gofundme campaign at http://www.gofundme.com/promedical ProMedical is the only fully equipped emergency medical response team in Vanuatu and has provided paramedic services […]

Victorian Support for a National Paramedic Registration Scheme

The interim report from the Victorian Ambulance Policy Performance committee was released on 18 March 2015 and includes some references to registration – in particular the report states: Paramedics should be registered and regulated through the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme A national system of registration would protect the title of paramedic, recognise the professionalism […]

NSW Baird Government will act to protect title ‘paramedic’

Paramedics Australasia welcomes the announcement by the NSW Minister for Health that the Baird Government will act to protect the title ‘paramedic’. The announcement from Jillian Skinner, Minister for Health, follows on from a recent meeting of Paramedics Australasia representatives Joe Acker (NSW Chair) and Ian Patrick (Official National Registration Spokesperson) with Minister Skinner’s Chief […]