Restricted hours for ambulance crews stretches PRIME medics

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Restricted hours for ambulance crews stretches PRIME medics

ambulance St John
Shift rule changes mean St John often can’t dispatch rural ambulances because it doesn’t have fresh volunteer crew instead calling-in hours away crew from the nearest major centre, it's claimed
New rules for rural ambulance crews, meant to safeguard St John patients and staff, leave other PRIME workers at risk, two South Island GPs , Chris Henry, “PRIME was never intended, nor was funded as an alternative to the ambulance, we’re not a surrogate for the ambulance service.” Marlborough GP Chris H