Reduce demand in hospitals, boost community health to ease poor ACT emergency department wait times: AMA

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
November 5 2021 - 6:30pm
ACT Health Minister Rachel Stephen-Smith acknowledged the ACT's hospitals were under strain. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

The ACT continues to have the longest emergency department wait times for urgent admissions, and the number of emergency visits completed in the recommended timeframe has continued to slide in the territory, a new report card has found.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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