Tag Archives: Hospital

Hospital turns away stroke victim

Tiffany Tate suffered a stroke and was rushed to hospital in an ambulance. Her ambulance was turned away — then, she died. Four years ago, Tiffany began her day like any other. With a teenager and an eight-month old at home, she got ready for work and headed off to cover the breakfast shift at… Read More »

Union says lives risked as trial sees ambulances diverted from Blayney hospital

Paramedics are concerned that a month-long trial closure of the emergency department to ambulances at Blayney District Hospital could put lives at risk. The closure, initiated before Christmas, means ambulances are being diverted to either Orange or Bathurst hospitals, approximately 35 kilometres and 37 kilometres away respectively. Health Services Union NSW secretary Gerard Hayes claimed the additional… Read More »