Paramedic concerned over Ambulance Tasmania's secondary triage service

Jessica Willard
July 18 2019 - 5:30am
CONCERNED: HACSU delegate and intensive care flight paramedic Peter James is concerned people with complex cases will fall through the cracks of a secondary triage service.
CONCERNED: HACSU delegate and intensive care flight paramedic Peter James is concerned people with complex cases will fall through the cracks of a secondary triage service.

A paramedic with more than four decades of experience claims a secondary triage system might save resources, but it will cost lives, despite assurances from Ambulance Tasmania that the system will provide an added level of patient safety.

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Jessica Willard

Jessica Willard

Senior Journalist and Health Reporter

Being a health reporter to me is about more than just reporting the problems. It's about asking why they are happening in the first place and what needs to change to fix it.

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