Health

How long it takes ambulances to reach your area in an emergency

Kate McIlwain
Updated June 15 2022 - 2:03pm, first published 12:30am
How long it takes ambulances to reach your area in an emergency
How long it takes ambulances to reach your area in an emergency

Illawarra residents who call Triple-0 are waiting longer than ever for an ambulance to arrive, with people in Shellharbour and Kiama likely to be left waiting the longest in the region, according to a new Bureau of Health Information report.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain

Journalist

For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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