Liberals' key 'ramping ban' policy in doubt as offload mandate removed

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Updated April 11 2024 - 1:04pm, first published 1:03pm
The government's attempt to end ambulance ramping by mandating emergency departments accept patients within 60 minutes of arrival appears to have failed. File picture
The government's attempt to end ambulance ramping by mandating emergency departments accept patients within 60 minutes of arrival appears to have failed. File picture

The Liberals' flagship 'ramping ban' policy has failed before it started after the Department of Health bowed to pressure from hospital staff to withdraw 'mandatory' ambulance offload from the protocol.

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