Significant hospital wait times a symptom of systemic failure

23 September 2020
 
 
 

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) and Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) have welcomed the government’s announcement of the CALHN Hospital Avoidance and Supported Discharge Service, but expressed their serious concerns that it will still not address the escalating issues around South Australia’s overloaded emergency departments, especially in relation to people needing help with mental health issues.

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