The Acting Director General for Department of Health in Western Australia, Professor Bryant Stokes has expressed his support for the national registration of paramedics in a letter to PA President Ian Patrick he said:

“I believe paramedics carry out a valuable service in the community and I would like to offer my in-principle support for the inclusion of paramedics withing the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme, when this is considered at a forthcoming meeting of the Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council (AHMAC)”

PA welcomes this support.