Auditor General asked to investigate Weatherill

The State Liberals have written to the Auditor General seeking an urgent investigation into Premier Weatherill’s use of taxpayer funds for political advertising. Mr Weatherill has recently commenced distribution of a 12-page glossy colour booklet highlighting the Adelaide Oval and the Government’s role in this project. This booklet is a clear breach of the Government’s…

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Dangerous overcrowding levels in EDs

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, Modbury Hospital, Flinders Medical Centre and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital were all over capacity. As at 2:00 this afternoon, the average waiting…

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Dangerous overcrowding levels in EDs

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, Modbury Hospital, Flinders Medical Centre and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital were all over capacity. As at 2:00 this afternoon, the average waiting…

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Weatherill Government full of s*** on Modbury Hospital

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 Rob Lucas rubbished the claim, saying the pamphlet was nothing more than political spin. “Today the Weatherill Labor Government is closing…

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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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