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Waiting for an emergency

A sharp decline in the number of emergency department patients dealt with within 4 hours is further evidence of the damage the Weatherill Government’s Transforming Health program has done to South Australia’s public hospitals.

Code White for emergency departments

Acute overcrowding in the Emergency Departments of Adelaide’s northern hospitals highlights the ongoing impact of Transforming Health.

Waiting 40 hours for a hospital bed

The State Liberals have released data showing that at 2.00pm yesterday 8 people had been stuck in the Royal Adelaide Hospital’s Emergency Department for more than 24 hours and some have been waiting more than 40 hours for a bed.

Lyell McEwin’s dangerous overload

The State Liberals have released data showing the Lyell McEwin Hospital is being swamped by increased patient demand caused by the Weatherill Government’s controversial Transforming Health budget cuts.

Labor Health cuts increase emergency waits

National data released today confirms that emergency health services in metropolitan Adelaide are deteriorating under Transforming Health.

Weatherill must intervene to prevent hospital chaos

State Liberal Leader Steven Marshall has today called on Jay Weatherill to intervene in the hospital bed closure crisis to avoid a system meltdown.

New data shows three major hospitals have gone backwards when it comes to treating emergency patients

New data shows three major hospitals have gone backwards when it comes to treating emergency patients

Adelaide Emergency Departments Flatlining

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare data shows patients wait longer in Adelaide’s Emergency Departments than in comparable hospitals around the country and that in the critical urgent category waiting times got longer in the QEH, Women’s and Children’s and Flinders.

Three strikes for Lyell McEwin patient care

A leaked SA Health report looking at the performance of the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network has assessed there is a high risk of patient harm due to insufficient resources at the Lyell McEwin Hospital (LMH) Intensive Care Unit.

Flinders ED overcrowding exposes Labor’s cuts

Less than a week after the Weatherill Government announced 117 beds would close in our southern hospitals overcrowding at the Flinders Medical Centre emergency department has exposed the Labor Government’s “efficiency improvement” claims as spin to hide budget cuts.