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AMBULANCE WEEK

Ambulance week is a time to reflect and acknowledge, remembering those who have fallen, asking R U OK? and recognising the truly amazing job our paramedics, EMDs and PTOs do each and every day. Continue reading

ALL THINGS RAMPING

One of the hot topics for United Voice paramedics is the ongoing issue of Ambulance Ramping at Queensland’s hospitals. Continue reading

UTILISATION OF PRIVATE PARAMEDICS NOW AND INTO THE FUTURE

At a recent meeting of Ambulance State Councillors, concern was raised about the potential for QAS to implement the use of Agency / Contract and or Private Paramedics in light of Professional Registration and to meet peaks in demand. Formal correspondence was endorsed and sent to the Commissioner of Ambulance and the following commitment was received in response. Continue reading

INDUSTRIAL WINS BENEFIT MEMBERS

Our industrial officers, organisers and delegates have been very busy these past months representing members in a diversity of industrial disputes and challenges. WH&S, bullying and harassment, transfers, flexible working arrangements, return to work planning are just to name a few.   Continue reading