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Labor promises 144 new paramedics, 10 extended hour GP centres and two new paramedic stations | The Advocate

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The Labor Party is promising to employ an additional 144 paramedics and establish 10 general practice extended care centres as part of its $167 million ambulance strategy. It promises 24/7 paramedic coverage at all Tasmanian ambulance stations, 144 new full-time paramedics, new double branch stations in Channel and Oakdowns and the establishment of 10 GP extended care centres around the state. Labor leader Rebecca White said it was an unacceptable that more than 400 Tasmanians a year died waiting for an ambulance and they would work to address this through their ambulance strategy to reduce ramping and improve regional/rural health care. “To complement this, we will create an Emergency Tasmania Digital Health Hub to…



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