The Hon. Rob Lucas MLC

The Hon

Rob Lucas MLC


Media Releases

Entries for December 2013

30 December, 2013 Information from Labor’s hospital dashboard system today revealed that Emergency Departments across Adelaide were heading towards dangerous levels of overcrowding. For the majority of today, the Emergency Departments at the Lyell McEwin Hospital, Mo... Read more
19 December, 2013 Shadow Minister for Health Rob Lucas said the Weatherill Labor Government had wasted up to $500,000 on an unused x-ray suite at the Elizabeth GP Plus Clinic. SA Health whistleblowers have confirmed that the brand new x-ray machine at the Government... Read more
13 December, 2013 Premier Weatherill and Health Minister Snelling will today break another Labor promise by closing the paediatric ward and associated services at Modbury Hospital. What is even more galling for families and children is the fact this week is actually ... Read more
13 December, 2013 Despite closing the paediatric ward and associated services at Modbury Hospital, the Weatherill Labor Government is wasting taxpayers’ money distributing pamphlets claiming it is ‘improving care for kids at Modbury Hospital’. Shadow Health Minister ... Read more
11 December, 2013 The Weatherill Labor Government Mid-Year Budget Review (MYBR) has revealed cuts to the health budget in 2015-16 will be 73.6 per cent of total budget cuts to all agencies. “The real implications of the decisions taken by Premier Weatherill and Healt... Read more
11 December, 2013 The Weatherill Government’s Mid-Year Budget Review has tried to hide the real extent of health cuts by deferring $45 million in cuts until after the election. “Contrary to the impression given by the Weatherill Labor Government, there has been no ‘r... Read more
07 December, 2013 All paediatric surgery at Modbury Hospital and Lyell McEwin Hospital will be stopped this week, surgeons have advised the State Liberals. This means children from families in the north-eastern suburbs will have to travel to the Women’s and Children’... Read more
05 December, 2013 After repeated calls from the State Liberals, the Ambulance Employees’ Association and the general public, Minister Snelling has finally been forced into taking action to tackle the ramping crisis occurring at Flinders Medical Centre (FMC). In recen... Read more
04 December, 2013 Radiologists are so concerned at the failure of an IT system at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital they have warned the Weatherill Labor Government ‘inevitably there will be a patient death as a result’. The Chair of the Royal Australian and New Zealand C... Read more
03 December, 2013 South Australia’s ramping crisis escalated yesterday as the Ambulance Employees’ Association publicly pleaded with the Weatherill Labor Government to fix the problem. In the latest disturbing ramping incident at Flinders Medical Centre, last week a ... Read more

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