Autumn issue of response magazine out now!
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Autumn issue of response magazine out now!

The Autumn Issue of Response magazine features a review of the successful ROAR 2019 paramedic conference; Response Q&A with Queensland Chapter Chair, Glen Morrison; a ‘day in the life’ with Leia Spencer, Officer in Charge at Gladstone Ambulance Station; a clinical article on cardiac rhythm management devices; AHPRA notifications; CPD activities from the Australasian Journal of...

Summer Issue of response out now!
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Summer Issue of response out now!

What’s inside the Summer 2019 Issue? Our features include a story on the St John NT Communication Centre in Darwin, and we take a look at what’s on offer at ROAR 2019, which will be held in Alice Springs in April. Our Response Q&A is with PA’s New Zealand Chair, Mitch Mullooly, and Steve Whitfield recounts...

Spring issue of Response magazine out now!
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Spring issue of Response magazine out now!

Response is now delivered exclusively to members in electronic flipbook format for instant and easily accessible reading.  So what’s inside the Spring Issue? A review of PAIC 2018; a story on the Wild Medic Project (which assists communities in Nepal); Response Q&A with PA Vice-President Simone Haigh; a wellbeing article on the mental and physical...

WINTER ISSUE OF RESPONSE OUT NOW!
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WINTER ISSUE OF RESPONSE OUT NOW!

What’s inside the Winter 2018 Issue of RESPONSE magazine? Our feature story is on Victoria’s Mobile Stroke Unit – an Australian first. We have a Response Q&A with Sean Thompson, immediate past chair of our New Zealand Chapter; a day in the life of Alice Springs Intensive Care Paramedic, Paul Reeves; and an interview with paramedic Rebecca...

Autumn issue of Response out now!
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Autumn issue of Response out now!

What’s inside the Autumn 2018 Issue of RESPONSE magazine? Our new-look issue features a review of our highly successful Rural, Outback And Remote Paramedic Conference – ROAR 2018; a story on the QAS Bicycle Response Team; Q&A with Judith Barker, CEO of St John Ambulance NT; a day in the life of Ambulance Victoria paramedic, Jeff Kenneally;...

Summer issue of response magazine out now!
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Summer issue of response magazine out now!

What’s inside the Summer 2018 Issue of RESPONSE magazine? This issue features a pictorial review of PAIC 2017; a day in the life of a paramedic featuring Anna Scott, a New Zealand intensive care paramedic/flight medic; Response Q&A with PA’s new President, Peter Jurkovsky; and an introduction to the 2018 SPA Executive Committee. Also in this issue:...

Spring issue of Response magazine out now!
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Spring issue of Response magazine out now!

What’s inside the Spring Issue of RESPONSE magazine? This issue features a review of SPAIC 2017; the first in a new series on the day in the life of a paramedic featuring Cooper Born, a retrieval paramedic working in the Pilbara region of Western Australia; Response Q&A with Kylie Dyson; and an article detailing a personal exploration of post-traumatic...

Paramedic registration and paramedic professionalisation: Where are we up to and where to next? Part 2
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Paramedic registration and paramedic professionalisation: Where are we up to and where to next? Part 2

By Ruth Townsend and Michael Eburn Our last article (RESPONSE Autumn 2017) discussed the process of bringing paramedics into the National Health Practitioner Regulatory Scheme. As noted in that piece, the legal amendment necessary to authorise the national regulation of paramedics is likely to pass through the Queensland parliament shortly (the Minister for Health and Minister for...

Winter Issue of RESPONSE magazine out now!
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Winter Issue of RESPONSE magazine out now!

What’s inside the Winter Issue of RESPONSE magazine? This issue features RESPONSE Q&A with Alan Eade (Chief Paramedic Officer at Safer Care Victoria); an update on paramedic registration by Peter Jurkovsky; Part 2 of legal matters around paramedic registration and professionalisation by Ruth Townsend and Michael Eburn; and a new research section highlighting an editorial and selected...

Paramedic registration and paramedic professionalisation: Where are we up to and where to next?
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Paramedic registration and paramedic professionalisation: Where are we up to and where to next?

By Ruth Townsend and Michael Eburn In November 2015, after years of lobbying, the Australian Health Workforce Ministerial Council, comprising of the health ministers of all state and territories and the commonwealth, announced that paramedics would finally be included in the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme (NRAS) for the health professions. The NRAS is administered...

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