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Record survival rates for cardiac arrest in Victoria News

Record survival rates for cardiac arrest in Victoria

New data from Ambulance Victoria confirms that Victoria is one of the safest places in the world to have a cardiac arrest. ...

Community News

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Take care in the smoke Community News

Take care in the smoke

Paramedics are urging people to take care with ...

Ocean Grove paddle boarder thanks his lifesavers Community News

Ocean Grove paddle boarder thanks his lifesavers

When Will Purcell went for his daily paddle board at Ocean Grove on 13 December little did he realise that soon after a small army of bystanders would be responsible for saving his life. ...

Shocked back to life Community News

Shocked back to life

September 5, 2019 was a typical work day for Clive Jackson, until he collapsed on a busy city-bound train. Mr Jackson suffered a cardiac arrest after his heart unexpectedly stopped. ...

Stroke ambulance continues to save lives Community News

Stroke ambulance continues to save lives

Australia’s first ever dedicated stroke ambulance is celebrating its second year of saving lives. ...

Operations

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‘HEMS4’ turns 10 Operations

‘HEMS4’ turns 10

The south-west Victoria air ambulance helicopter ...

Not an emergency? Meet the team ready to help you. Operations

Not an emergency? Meet the team ready to help you.

When you have a minor health issue, there is a team of healthcare professionals to seek advice from – and ambulances should be saved for emergencies. ...

Patient-focused triage leads to better outcomes Operations

Patient-focused triage leads to better outcomes

Further details about how Ambulance Victoria prioritises emergency ambulances to patients in most urgent need through changes to the way Triple Zero (000) calls are triaged and ambulances are dispatched have been released. ...

Innovative stroke ambulance takes to the road Operations

Innovative stroke ambulance takes to the road

Australia’s first Stroke Ambulance will provide patients with a quicker diagnosis and treatment when it begins operation on 20 November 2017 ...