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Hospital workers’ safety strike

By VERONICA ANASSIS Crowds of union protestors lobbied outside Camperdown and Randwick hospitals on Thursday, on strike against unsafe working conditions. Medical and security staff, estimated at 80, stood outside their Royal Prince Alfred and Prince of Wales precincts as part of a state-wide stand-off. Thousands rallied for their rights across 50 hospitals on the […]

First Responder Fiasco

BY ISOBEL RUSHE Local firefighters with inadequate medical training are forced to answer paramedic calls under a new proposal that changes department policy. New "First Responders" program leaves NSW Fire Department’s out of their depths as the policy demands to have firefighters acting and performing as paramedics. Secretary of the Australian Paramedics Association (APA), Gary […]