This report into the mental health and wellbeing of police and emergency services reflects the voices and experiences of 21,014 serving and former employees and volunteers from police, fire, ambulance and state emergency services agencies. The response rate signals that mental health and wellbeing are...
This 'Answering the call’ detailed report was developed as part of Beyond Blue’s national mental health and wellbeing study of police and emergency services.
This report concerns an investigation into allegations that Ambulance Victoria (AV) paramedics engaged in serious corrupt conduct, namely the theft, trafﬁcking and use of drugs of dependence, and misappropriation of AV equipment.
New research has revealed ice-related ambulance attendances in Victoria continue to rise.
According to Turning Point’s latest Alcohol and Drug-Related Ambulance Attendances Report (0) , regional Victoria continues to increase at a rate higher that metropolitan Melbourne.
In regional Victoria,...
Overview: This audit assessed whether the Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS), WorkSafe, Ambulance Victoria (AV) and health services are adequately protecting healthcare workers from the risks and incidence of occupational violence.
All audited agencies have implemented improvements aimed at preventing and...
Assessed how accountable emergency service organisations and the Departments of Health & Human Services (DHHS) and Justice & Regulation (DJR) are for their response time performance.
Summary The audit assessed how accountable emergency service organisations and the Departments of Health & Human Services...
Non-emergency health transport makes a significant difference to the lives of people living with cancer or undergoing treatment for chronic kidney disease in NSW. For many of these people it is a lifeline, reducing the burden of travel and improving access to healthcare services....
This study used the Job Demands–Resources (JD-R) model, developed in the context of occupational well-being in the paid workforce, to examine the antecedents of burnout and connectedness in the formal volunteer rural ambulance officer vocation ( N = 487). Structural equation modeling using self-reports provide...