News Stories about ambulance officers safety, funding and clinical issues

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CREWING + SAFETY

2014 On-duty ambulance officer assaulted

2014 St john to recruit 158 additional ambulance staff

2014 Man armed with a crossbow accosts medic

2014 St John working harder with fewer staff

2014 Youths hurl bottle at ambulance windscreen

2014 Emergency for St John

2014 More paramedics brought into ChCh

2014 Emergency workers find themselves in the firing line

2014 Ambulance staff assaults a concern

2014 St John on lookout for 71 more volunteers

2014 Ambulance officer assaulted

2014 Ambulance officer ambushed for drugs

2014 Vandals slash ambulance volunteer's tyres

2013 Harder line for St John on assaults

2013 St John in crises of its own making - ex staffer

2013 Ambulance officer cleared in death of toddler

2013 Man jailed for indecent act in ambulance

2013 St John hit hard by shortage of volunteers

2012 St John pleads for help

2011 Ambulance crews, patients 'at risk' from understaffing

2011 Man hijacks ambulance

2011 Man hijacks single crewed ambulance

2010 Full muster at Foxton St John Ambulance

2010 Ambo officers left in the cold

2010 Woman patient 'loses the plot' and attacks ambulance staff

2009 Rural GP's concerned at ambulance staffing

2009 Call for more ambulance officers

2009 Anguish in ambulance

2008 St John officers set to protest

2008 Mother performs CPR on baby in back of ambulance

2008 You are entering a single crewed ambulance zone

2007 One officer or two? Crews at full stretch

2007 Emergency Ambulance Service stretched to brink

2007 Single crewed ambulances putting lives at risk

2007 Ban on single crewing ambulances suspended

2007 Rural ambulance coverage like russian roulette

2005 Parents have to drive the ambulance

2003 Ambulance Officers Assaulted

2001 Ambulance Officers Attacked

 

GENERAL + CLINICAL

2014 Woman mistook heart attack for food poisoning

2014 Editorial: St John's ills worrying

2014 Ambulances collide

2014 St John's Cardiac arrest record outstrips global counterparts

2014 Ambulance sex offender Christopher King jailed for 14.5 years

2014 GP alternative to hospital

2014 Ageing residents add pressure

2014 Family feel let down by St John

2014 111 callout: Anger at response

2014 St John callbacks let emergencies get missed - critics

2014 Sex offending paramedic Christopher King guilty of more

2014 St John apologies for response delay

2014 UK ambulance service poaches kiwi paramedics

2014 Ambulance uniform 'cloak' for accused: prosecutor

2014 St John says sorry for costly ambulance ride

2014 Paramedic no show

2014 Green the new colour for officers

2014 Three deaths as ambulance defibrillators fail

2014 St John managers use ambulance as taxi

2014 Editorial: An especially squalid betrayal

2014 Ambulance officer: I will never forget

2013 Ambulance officer facing sex charges

2013 Ambulance cover under threat

2013 Helping Healing hands

2013 A night with the Palmerston North paramedics

2013 Aussie paramedic killed in bungled rescue

2012 No reduction in Wellington Free Ambulance Service

2012 Paramedic trial to continue

2012 Removing 'cowboys' from ambulances

2011 ED staff assaulted by drunks

2011 Ambulance response to shooting investigated

2011 St John investigate ambulance delay

2011 Driver sought in Otaki shooting case

2011 Computer virus hits ambulances

2011 Ambulance officers : Life or decision in Christchurch

2010 Paramedic fills new role at hospital

2010 Horowhenua paramedics spare patients ride to hospital

2010 Ambulance service misses callout targets

2009 We erred in Cherish case, says St John

2009 Cherish died after St John delay

2008 Call for national paramedic standards

2007 ERA declines to reinstate sacked paramedic 'bully'