Weatherill Labor cuts paediatric surgery

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’s Hospital (WCH) for any paediatric surgery. In some cases waiting lists at the WCH are already…

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Pleas to fix ramping fall on deaf ears

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 woman who had been vomiting for 18 hours was forced to wait outside the emergency department for about an hour.…

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Hill’s health hypocrisy

Former Health Minister John Hill’s criticisms of the SA health system are the height of hypocrisy given Mr Weatherill and Labor have been in government for almost 12 years. “Mr Hill and his Labor Government must accept their share of responsibility for the position South Australia’s health system currently finds itself in,” said Shadow Health…

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Employer anger at Weatherill Government legislation

Employer groups are angry and concerned about new Weatherill Government legislation relating to privacy and confidentiality of health information. Business groups such as Business SA, Self Insurers of South Australia, the Australian Industry Group, the Motor Traders’ Association and the Master Builders Association have all contacted the State Liberals expressing anger and concern about the…

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