ACAP met with Wendy Keech (Director Cardiovascular Health) and other members of the Heart Foundation on Wednesday 15 September 2010 in Adelaide. The meeting was facilitated by a teleconference link to Heart Foundation researchers in Melbourne.

Represented by Ian Patrick (President), Richard Larsen (SA Director), and Ray Bange (Policy Consultant) the discussions covered a range of topical issues with a focus on the Heart Foundation’s discussion paper on universal ambulance cover and the potential impacts of a national stream of funding for EMS, the inclusion of EMS in the health reform process and the opportunities for improved rural health outcomes with the national regulation and registration of paramedics.