South Australia Ambulance Service seeking Director Operations, Country
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South Australia Ambulance Service seeking Director Operations, Country

Director Operations, Country – South Australia Ambulance Service Job ID H18_2996 SA Ambulance Service (SAAS) provides pre-hospital emergency and urgent medical care, treatment and/or transport, and high-quality patient care to the people of South Australia. As an integral part of South Australia’s health system, SAAS prides itself on their ability to save lives, reduce suffering...

ASM recipients – 2017 Queens Birthday Honours
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ASM recipients – 2017 Queens Birthday Honours

Congratulations to the following recipients of the Ambulance Service Medal in the Queens Birthday 2017 Honours List: Queensland Colin Allen (Chair, PA Queensland Chapter) Catherine Dunstan Peter Fiechtner Robert Medlin. South Australia Maryanne Elsby David Long Gary Wyld. Australian Capital Territory Michael Abigail. For full details, visit https://www.gg.gov.au/queens-birthday-2017-honours-list  

new sa chapter committee elected
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new sa chapter committee elected

Elections to the SA Chapter Committee were endorsed at the recent Annual General Meeting. The new Committee consists of: Chair Wayne Stoddard Secretary Clare Collihole Treasurer Lachlan Ophof General Committee Simon Pope Chantelle Puliatti Sam Andrewartha Louise Reynolds William Toms. Committee members can be contacted via the SA Chapter homepage.  

Rod Kershaw ASM Scholarship
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Rod Kershaw ASM Scholarship

Co-sponsored by Paramedics Australasia and SA Ambulance Service, the Rod Kershaw ASM Scholarship provides the opportunity, through the provision of financial support, to research a process, system or equipment currently being used in another organisation anywhere in the world for the ultimate benefit of the paramedic profession in Australasia and SA Ambulance Service. Visit https://paramedics.org/kershaw...

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South Australian House of Assembly passes legislation for Protection of the title – Paramedic

On Wednesday 30 October 2013, the South Australian House of Assembly passed legislation introduced by the Health Minister, the Hon Jack Snelling MP, for the Protection of Title – Paramedics. This followed the tabling of an Amendment Bill to the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (South Australia) 2010 last week. Following discussions with Paramedics Australasia...

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SA Government to consider legislation to protect Paramedic title

The South Australian Health Minister Jack Snelling has introduced legislation into Parliament to amend the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (South Australia) 2010. In the words of the Minister the intent is to: “… protect the public by ensuring that any person employed as a paramedic in South Australia holds appropriate qualifications and training.” One...

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SA: Health Minister Hill Supports Paramedic Registration

Due to the campaigning of Paramedics Australasia and with support from the AEA, SAAS and private providers, South Australian Health Minister John Hill said on Wednesday 7th March 2012 in The Advertiser (page 9) that he: “Would strongly support a national registration scheme” and “Paramedics are a distinct professional group with a very important role in...

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PA represented at HWA consultation session in Port Augusta, SA

Paramedics Australasia, represented by David Jaensch attended the Rural and Remote Health Workfore Innovation and Reform Strategy consultation session held in Port Augusta, SA on 7th September. The development of Health Workforce Australia’s Rural and Remote Health Workforce Innovation and Reform (RRHWIR) Strategy will provide national guidance on future needs, reforms and initiatives to improve...