Violence against our staff is never OK
On average a paramedic is assaulted in Victoria every 50 hours. Last year 147 paramedics were assaulted.
Aggression and violence against paramedics and other health workers is totally unacceptable. #ItsNeverOk
Ambulances are for emergencies
Time is critical in a medical emergency. If paramedics are tied up with non-emergency calls, they are not available to respond to situations where an ambulance could mean the difference between life and death