China Sichuan Airlines flight makes emergency landing after co-pilot ‘sucked’ out window

China Sichuan Airlines flight makes emergency landing after co-pilot ‘sucked’ out window

Posted May 15, 2018 23:16:44 The co-pilot of a Chinese passenger jet that was forced to make an emergency landing was “sucked halfway” out of the plane after a cockpit windshield blew out, local media has reported. Captain Liu Chuanjian, hailed a hero on social media after having to land …

Outrage over death of French woman mocked by emergency operators

Outrage over death of French woman mocked by emergency operators

Updated May 11, 2018 15:14:31 Photo: Naomi Musenga was mocked by emergency service operators after saying she was going to die. (Facebook: Justice pour Naomi Musenga) Related Story: ‘I’ll f***ing kill you’: What it’s really like answering triple-0 calls Related Story: Government to conduct investigation into Telstra triple-0 outage The …

Daniel Andrews on emergency department safety

May 10, 2018. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews and Mental Health Minister Martin Foley on Mental Health Emergency Department Crisis Hubs announced in the budget. "There are more and more people presenting to emergency departments with challenging behaviour," he said. "The emergency department should be a safe place. These reforms, this …

Triple-0 emergency call takers experience increase in threats and verbal abuse

Triple-0 emergency call takers experience increase in threats and verbal abuse

Posted May 10, 2018 06:23:15 Photo: Chantelle Connell says some days she has to deal with as many as six abusive callers in one shift. (ABC News) Related Story: Government to conduct investigation into Telstra triple-0 outage Related Story: ‘You can do this!’ ambo says over the phone as woman …

Young people visiting emergency departments for mental health on the rise

Visits to emergency departments by young people experiencing mental health crises are on the rise, according to studies out of Victoria and NSW. Experts are saying a lack of preventative treatment is to blame for the worrying results of two separate studies. Source link

Turnbull Government announces review into fuel security as emergency stocks dwindle

Turnbull Government announces review into fuel security as emergency stocks dwindle

Posted May 07, 2018 10:13:44 Photo: Australia will review its fuel security amid reports the country has less than 50 days fuel remaining. (Supplied: ExxonMobil) The Turnbull Government has announced a review into Australia’s fuel reserves amid fears the country has just days of emergency stocks remaining. Federal Energy Minister …

ACEM Trainee Emergency role

ACEM Trainee Emergency role

ACEM Trainee Emergency role Cornerstone Medical Recruitment – Adelaide, SA Permanent The Criteria The successful applicant will require the following: Australian ED experience PGY3+ AHPRA Registration The role An accredited ACEM role for an Emergency Department Registrar required to join a supportive ED Department. You will be based close to …

Aged residents unnecessarily sent to hospital emergency tackled in Queensland-first monitoring trial

Aged residents unnecessarily sent to hospital emergency tackled in Queensland-first monitoring trial

Updated May 06, 2018 14:03:31 A Queensland-first trial is helping reduce the stress and trauma suffered by aged-care residents who are unnecessarily taken to hospital emergency departments. Four aged-care facilities in Mackay and the Mackay Base Hospital have been running the Senior Early Assessment Team (SEAT) program for close to …

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has emergency brain surgery

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has emergency brain surgery

Posted May 06, 2018 06:20:07 Photo: Sir Alex Ferguson managed Manchester United from 1986 to 2013. (Reuters) Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson underwent emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage on Saturday, according to the English Premier League club. External Link: Michael Carrick tweet Ferguson, 76, retired from managing …

Forensic bed shortage forcing mental health patients to wait in emergency departments

Forensic bed shortage forcing mental health patients to wait in emergency departments

Updated May 04, 2018 09:25:32 A shortage of beds at South Australia’s main forensic mental health facility is forcing other “extremely unwell” mental health patients to languish in hospital emergency departments for hours on end, the SA Community Visitor Scheme has said. In a report, the scheme’s principal community visitor, …