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An angel in pyjamas News

An angel in pyjamas

Paramedic Educator Jess Handley was fast asleep at home when the GoodSAM phone alert went off on her bedside table. ...

Smart technology saving Victorian lives News

Smart technology saving Victorian lives

Ambulance Victoria has today launched a smartphone app that’s already helped save the lives of two Victorians. ...

Teamwork and technology save Keith’s life News

Teamwork and technology save Keith’s life

Bags packed, Keith and Kathryn, both 52, were excited to be flying out to Queensland for a week’s holiday early the next morning. ...

FOI data released News

FOI data released

In response to a freedom-of-information application, Ambulance Victoria has provided the following data in relation to locations which have been flagged for potential physical safety issues. ...

Community News

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Bruce – Ambulance Victoria Peer Support Dog Community News

Bruce – Ambulance Victoria Peer Support Dog

Meet ‘Bruce’ Ambulance Victoria’s newest recruit and one of the first ever peer support dogs in an Australian ambulance service. ...

Improved response performance as we prepare for flu season Community News

Improved response performance as we prepare for flu season

In the first three months of 2018, Ambulance Victoria paramedics treated more time-critical patients faster and are well-prepared for the upcoming flu season, latest performance data shows. Paramedics responded to 66,225 Code 1 patients in the first three months of 2018 – an extra 4,104 patients than the same period in 2017. ...

Meet Beth- Young Veteran and Paramedic Community News

Meet Beth- Young Veteran and Paramedic

“To me, ANZAC Day is an opportunity to reflect and acknowledge the unique challenges, dedication and sacrifices made by past and present defence personnel. ...

Patient-focused triage leads to better outcomes Community News

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. ...

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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 ...