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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Air Ambulance

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HSE sued by company that failed to secure €12m contract to provide air ambulance services
The action has been taken by Sere Holdings Ltd.
'Significant restrictions' on emergency helicopter service on days when Air Corps not available
An internal Department of Defence briefing highlights the restrictions on where the Coast Guard helicopter can reach.
'We're saving lives several times a week': Cork air ambulance risks being grounded after funding shortfall
Irish Community Rapid Response requires in the region of €400,000 to continue operating the air ambulance.
Withdrawal of air ambulance four days a month 'will not put lives at risk' due to contingency plans
Charity-funded Irish Community Rapid Response is stepping in after the withdrawal of the Air Corps service.
Ireland's first community air ambulance to be airborne within weeks as HSE gives go ahead
The service will cost €2 million to run annually and is to be funded through community and donor contributions.
Ireland's first charity-funded community air ambulance still awaiting approval to operate
The charity is awaiting a formal announcement from the Minister for Health.
Ireland's first charity-funded community air ambulance lands in Kerry
The service will cost €2 million to run annually.
Nighttime air ambulance service will cost €7 million over two years
Three companies applied to provide the service in a recent tendering process.
Irish Coast Guard and Air Corps no longer able to transport patients to UK at night
‘Priority 1′ transfers involve transporting patients by air to another country for emergency medical treatment.
There's a new flying doctor service on the way for the south of the country
The Irish Community Air Ambulance service is expected to go live from Cork Airport from next March.
The Air Ambulance completed its 100th journey of 2014 over the weekend
It transferred a patient from Dublin to London.
Man in his 70s dies after car collides with lorry
It happened on the N5 in Roscommon at around 10am today.
Three-year-old airlifted to hospital in Crumlin after being struck by a car in Co Cork
The boy received serious injuries when he was hit by the car in Barryroe, about five miles from Clonakilty.
'Substantial damage' to air ambulance during rescue operation
The helicopter’s rotor blades struck electrical wires while attempting to land in a field last July to collect a casualty.
Air Ambulance Service completes over 100 missions
Independent TD Denis Naughten said today that there is a need for the establishment of a national helicopter emergency service.
Air Ambulance in emergency landing at Borrisoleigh
There were no fatalities or injuries in the incident and the patient who was in need of care was transferred to hospital by road.
HSE and Air Corps' new air ambulance makes first call
The Emergency Aeromedical Service is a joint project between the HSE National Ambulance Service and the Irish Air Corps.
Air Corps flies five air ambulance missions in 60 hours
Patients and HSE teams were carried between Casement Aerodrome and locations in England and the Czech Republic.
Air Corps completes eighth air ambulance mission of 2012
A patient was transferred today from London to Dublin on an Air Corps jet.
Air Corps ambulance used twice over Christmas
Patients were transferred to hospitals in Dublin and London by Air Ambulance on Christmas Eve and St. Stephen’s Day.
100 days after abandoned transplant, Meadhbh McGivern returns home
The Government Learjet is deployed to London to return Meadhbh McGivern home after her liver transplant in London.
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
All the things you may have missed: Calls for Leaving Cert reform, Dublin’s Catholics could face a ‘church levy’, a bad day at work for someone in CityJet, and when Tom Waits met Cookie Monster…
Air ambulance service to begin 24-hour operations from Dublin Airport
AeroMedevac Ireland will begin a 24-hour service tomorrow, after newspaper reports that it was only able to operate during daylight.
Air Corps carries out 32nd air ambulance operation of 2011
Air Corps flies sick child to London on government jet
At least those who need it most are getting off the ground – the Air Corps runs two air ambulances within an hour.