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Your Safety Comes First
Posted 14 Jun

Your Safety Comes First

Dear Member,
NSW Ambulance has consistently failed to comply with both the Work Instruction – DISP 6.03 – Extension of Paramedic Shifts and WI2020-139 End of Shift Transfer of Care, particularly as it relates to cars in bed block. We know this is putting our safety at risk due to it increasing our fatigue.   

Members should comply with the NSW Ambulance policies and procedures referenced above.

End of shift


Relieving crews in bed block after finish time

We have informed NSW Ambulance that if they fail to comply with the above Work Instructions, we will initiate the disputes procedure, including taking them to the IRC if needed to protect Paramedic well-being.

If the above policies are not complied with, go through the following steps:

 

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