He highlighted the challenges faced by crews ramped at hospitals, making it difficult to address community demands with limited ambulance availability.
“That’s 50 cases that the ambulance service can’t get to, because ambulances are caught up on the ramp.”
The union has submitted details of the case to Professors Bill Griggs and Keith McNeil.
They have also launched a clinical review into allegations of emergency department staff prioritising patients in ambulances over those in waiting rooms due to ramping.
SA Ambulance has initiated a review into the incident.
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