Tag Archives: Mental Health

Seriously, just Kalm Down!

Following on from my previous post on managing the agitated patient… Advertisements

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Smile! You’re on Candid Camera.

As many of you will know, there have been significant changes to Ambulance Victoria in recent years. We have a new board, a new CEO, and arguably a new lease on life. I am excited by the changes, and I … Continue reading

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Paramedic Burnout.

There is a growing awareness that working in healthcare is hard not just on the body, but on the mind as well.  However there is relatively little published research into the effects of burnout on Paramedics. Dr Liz Thyer (@lizthyer) … Continue reading

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Changes to the Mental Health Act, Victoria

As all Ambulance Victoria paramedics will be aware, the Mental Health Act governing our actions in relation to the care of patients with mental health issues, changes on the first of July this year.  Changing an Act of parliament, particularly … Continue reading

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