No ambulances available due to ramping and bed block at hospitals

Anita Beaumont
By Anita Beaumont
May 30 2022 - 11:00pm
Crisis: Ambulance bays overflowed at John Hunter Hospital on Thursday when there were no available vehicles to respond to emergencies. Picture: Jonathan Carroll

AMBULANCE ramping at hospitals became so extreme last week that at one point there were no paramedics in NSW's Hunter region available to respond to emergencies, the union says.


Anita Beaumont

Anita Beaumont


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

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