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Ambulance Victoria records best-ever response times News

Ambulance Victoria records best-ever response times

Ambulance Victoria has reported its best-ever emergency response times in 2018-2019, despite experiencing its busiest year on record. ...

RESTART A HEART DAY 2019 – OCTOBER 16 News

RESTART A HEART DAY 2019 – OCTOBER 16

Restart a Heart Day is an annual event that aims ...

Frankston father thanks paramedics, colleagues and firefighters News

Frankston father thanks paramedics, colleagues and firefighters

A Coles employee who suffered a cardiac arrest at ...

Graduation ceremony a family affair News

Graduation ceremony a family affair

Six paramedics who have chosen to follow in the career footsteps of their family members are among 136 paramedics who have officially graduated today at a ceremony held at Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium. ...

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GoodSAM helps save a life Community News

GoodSAM helps save a life

A grandmother of six has been reunited with the GoodSAM responder and MICA Paramedic who helped save her life almost three months ago. Lee Roddy had just enjoyed lunch in the city with friend Nerida McDowell when she fell to the ground unconscious in cardiac arrest. Nerida called Triple Zero (000), which dispatched emergency crews and also alerted nearby GoodSAM responders. ...

Man thanks saviours Community News

Man thanks saviours

Rodney Smith knew something wasn’t right when he started work at a fuel depot in Wodonga back in January. He called his wife to pick him up. Before she arrived, he collapsed and went into cardiac arrest. ...

Life-saving program proves a success Community News

Life-saving program proves a success

An evaluation of the Heart Safe Community program shows it has been an outstanding success, including generating a four-fold increase in the confidence of participants to start and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). ...

TLC Ambulance a step closer Community News

TLC Ambulance a step closer

The TLC Ambulance is a step closer to being operational thanks to a partnership between Ambulance Victoria and TLC for Kids, a not-for-profit children’s charity. The partnership will enable sick children in palliative care to be transported to their most treasured places. ...

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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 ...