Health

Paramedics plan industrial action from Monday as bed block, ambulance ramping takes them off road to help patients

Anita Beaumont
By Anita Beaumont
May 26 2022 - 11:00pm
Bed blocked: The John Hunter Hospital's ambulance bay was overflowing around lunchtime on Thursday, with vehicles having to park in no stopping bays and turning lanes. Picture: Jonathan Carroll

AN overflowing ambulance bay outside John Hunter Hospital on Thursday offers insight into the healthcare "crisis" happening beyond the emergency department (ED) doors, staff unions say.

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Anita Beaumont

Anita Beaumont

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Anita Beaumont is a health and general news reporter at the Newcastle Herald.

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