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Ambulance funding announcement a good first step, not enough

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 9:52 am | Paramedics Australasia

The professional body representing paramedics in New Zealand congratulates the government on making a first step towards full funding of ambulance services with its announcement to fund St John an additional $59.2 million dollars to achieve double crewing by ... More >>

New Zealand Ambulance Services face a Funding Crisis

Tuesday, 13 September 2016, 1:19 pm | Paramedics Australasia

St John Ambulance and Wellington Free Ambulance have recently completed their annual fundraising drives and both still face huge budget shortfalls as government funding fails to keep up with the growing demand for paramedic care. More >>

Public at risk from unqualified paramedics

Thursday, 17 March 2016, 10:03 am | Paramedics Australasia

New Zealand media recently reported on an individual claiming to be a paramedic but who is not a qualified paramedic: “Former stripper starts up ambulance service ”. More >>

New Zealand’s emergency ambulances must be double crewed

Saturday, 27 February 2016, 3:08 pm | Paramedics Australasia

Paramedics Australasia New Zealand – the professional body representing paramedics in New Zealand – echoes calls from St John Chief Executive Peter Bradley for double crewing of emergency ambulances. More >>

Consider the Paramedics this New Years

Monday, 28 December 2015, 10:50 am | Paramedics Australasia

Consider the paramedics working over this New Year period. While most people are enjoying the sun and the chance to relax now that Christmas is over, paramedics will be working to ensure the public’s safety if there are urgent medical needs or accidents. More >>

Ambulance single crewing

Monday, 7 December 2015, 10:14 am | Paramedics Australasia

Paramedics Australasia (New Zealand) – the independent professional body representing paramedics in New Zealand and Australia – joins with St John and the ambulance unions in calling for increased funding and double crewing of all ambulances in New ... More >>

New Zealand Paramedics Call for Registration

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 12:31 pm | Paramedics Australasia

New Zealand Paramedics are delighted at the announcement that Australian paramedics are to be nationally registered. Paramedics Australasia (NZ) the peak professional body of paramedics, paid tribute to the Australian State Ministers of Health and ... More >>

New Zealand’s Paramedics Call for Registration

Friday, 20 June 2014, 10:31 am | Paramedics Australasia

Paramedics have again been voted as one of the most trusted professions for 2014 in the Reader’s Digest Annual Poll of most trusted brands. Along with Rescue Volunteers they came second behind Firefighters as the most trusted. More >>

Paramedic Sex Charges Show Need For Professional Regulation

Monday, 16 December 2013, 9:21 am | Paramedics Australasia

An Ambulance Officer has had his name suppression lifted following serious charges of a sexual nature. Christopher Roger King was charged with stupefying, indecent assault, sexual violation and making an intimate visual recording of a woman. More >>