EDs in the 'worst crisis for 30 years', warns leading doctor

According to Dr Simon Judkins, many departments are now spending a part of each day operating in Code Yellow - a perpetual state of internal crisis

EDs across Australia are trapped in a “perpetual state of crisis escalation”, with better support for GPs part of the solution, claims a leading emergency physician.

Dr Simon Judkins
Dr Simon Judkins.

Dr Simon Judkins, the immediate past president of the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine, says the sector is in the worst state he has seen for 30 years.

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