WA’s Public Health system has been in slow decline for years, ambulance ramping now 660% higher than back when the current govt while in opposition described it as unacceptable. Staff morale is poor. Audio interview with @G_Parker in link.

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To be properly prepared for covid-19 we need a state health system that is top notch and in an isolated wealthy state spending over 9 Billion a year we should be able to manage much better than we are.
The Health Minister Roger Cook and the Director General are nice people – good survivors politically – but they must deliver on the ground where it matters & that is tough in such a huge system with entrenched bureaucracy & distributed responsibility.

Audio available in link HERE.

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  1. I agree, the wards are over crowded, patients are sick and no beds. Nurses are stretched to the max everyday at SCGH, but management don’t roll up there sleeves to lend a hand. Shameful really when most are nurses doing office work for obvious reasons. Morale is low,

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