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Understaffed amid increased calls, paramedics address rise in demand
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Understaffed amid increased calls, paramedics address rise in demand

The Paramedic Services Chiefs of Saskatchewan (PSCS) said they have received more than 171,300 events this year for ground ambulances in the province, which equates to 470 events a day. Steven Skoworodko, president of PSCS, said that number has risen, noting that it had 171,000 events last year, and 143,000 the year before. Read more: Provincial auditor’s report flags critical condition of Saskatoon hospitals, care facilities Read More Provincial auditor’s report flags critical condition of Saskatoon hospitals, care facilities He said there are three main causes for the increase in call volume.“Number one is we’re seeing an increase in population in the province, ...