Author Archives: Paramedics Wife

“It still makes me cry now, just to even think about it,”

These are the words of former police sergeant Ron Fenton, at his treatment by Victoria Police after being shot on the job in the head in 1984. He was off work for four months but after a lot of rehabilitation … Continue reading

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Are we going backwards?

Remember the change of government and all the nice promises of looking after their staff and being more people oriented instead of the target obsessed dehumanising organisation it had been for some years. I do have to give the new … Continue reading

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All Care, No Responsibility

Hi, back again with another story of how Ambulance Victoria managers treat their staff. These days paramedics are required to attend university and attain a degree (with an associated HECS debt of between $30-40K), before they even apply to the … Continue reading

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Yep, Things Sure Have Changed

Throughout this blog there has been a common theme, the disregard and disdain with which Ambulance Victoria treats its staff. With the enterprise bargaining period now terminated paramedics can no longer speak out, for fear of being hunted and subject … Continue reading

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Patients Left Waiting

Please take a moment to watch this two part story of a nurse and paramedic in country Victoria and then Nothing else to say really. Not Good Enough

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The LOVE and mental ABUSE of a paramedic.

I came across this paramedics story, and felt compelled to share “I used to love going to work everyday in my uniform, thinking I made a difference to those who needed it, whether it be due to pain, accident, suffering, … Continue reading

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There is a crisis

I found this article in the Saturday Paper, and was quite touched by it. It’s a portrait of a Victorian paramedic PORTRAIT MAY 24, 2014 There in a crisis KATE HOLDEN Dealing with tragedy, raw grief, blood and gore is … Continue reading

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