Labor further increases the risk of their Modbury Hospital downgrade

The Government must urgently respond to the revelations of Professor Jones and give surgeons clear authority to perform emergency surgery in life or organ-saving situations.

Man told to wait 30 hours for emergency surgery

A 23-year-old has been told to wait 30 hours for surgery despite arriving in severe pain.

Yet another case highlights the dangers of Labor’s Modbury Hospital emergency surgery downgrade

The State Liberals today highlighted another case where a Modbury Hospital patient experienced a traumatic and risky lessening of care as a result of Labor’s hospital cuts.

Key players in Transforming Health face Parliamentary questioning

The Weatherill Government’s highly contentious Transforming Health program and three of its key players will be grilled by a Parliamentary committee this morning.

Compensation letter confirms need for judicial inquiry into chemotherapy dosing scandal

The State Liberals say the release of a letter offering chemotherapy dosing bungle victim Christopher McRae and his wife pitiful compensation of $5000 each further highlights the needs for a broad judicial inquiry into the various scandals gripping SA Health.


Western suburbs heart attack central

The Weatherill Government’s plan to drastically reduce cardiology services at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital flies in the face of the latest data on the incidence of heart attacks in Adelaide.

EPAS cost-o-meter clicks up another $5m

“The EPAS saga continues with another $5 million cost blowout, a 6 year delay and patient safety further compromised,” said Shadow Minister for Health Stephen Wade.

Snelling’s choice on Modbury Hospital incidents

The State Liberals are warning the Health Minister Jack Snelling that he faces a stark choice regarding the adverse impact of Transforming Health on Modbury Hospital patients : either establish an independent investigation or have the matter considered by a Parliamentary Committee.

Modbury Hospital allegations must be investigated

The State Liberals are calling on the Health Minister Jack Snelling to establish an independent inquiry into allegations that a patient who presented at Modbury Hospital lost a testicle as a consequence of the Weatherill Government’s controversial Transforming Health program.

NRAH inadequacies exposed again

The Weatherill Government’s report into SA Pathology has exposed yet another planning blunder by the State Government regarding the new Royal Adelaide Hospital.