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#Ambulance

# ambulance - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

Internal investigation after motorcycle paramedics told to provide 50km escort for bride-to-be
# Investigation
# Investigation

Internal investigation after motorcycle paramedics told to provide 50km escort for bride-to-be

Sep 15th 2021, 12:05 AM 159,848 Views 0 Comments
  • The two paramedics were told to wait outside the church until the ceremony was finished, writes Garreth MacNamee.
  • They then escorted the couple to their venue.
  • Wedding guests took photos of themselves on the bikes.

# ambulance - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Irish ambulance crews lend support in Northern Ireland amid strained health services
# Cooperation
# Cooperation

Irish ambulance crews lend support in Northern Ireland amid strained health services

Dec 19th 2020, 1:36 PM 25,927 Views 19 Comments

The Irish National Ambulance Service is working with crews in the North over the weekend.

# ambulance - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

'I’m tired but then I think about what I see in the hospital' - Italy flanker vows to help until pandemic ends
# Selfless Act
From The42
# Selfless Act

'I’m tired but then I think about what I see in the hospital' - Italy flanker vows to help until pandemic ends

Mar 31st 2020, 3:41 PM 5,183 Views 2 Comments

Zebre back-rower Maxime Mbanda has volunteered to drive an ambulance with the Yellow Cross.

# ambulance - Monday 6 January, 2020

Ambulance drove 900km round trip during busy period
# SIPTU
# SIPTU

Ambulance drove 900km round trip during busy period

Jan 6th 2020, 2:09 PM 22,101 Views 21 Comments

One paramedic said crews could be on the road for four to eight more hours after a ‘hectic’ 12-hour shift.

# ambulance - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Harry Dunn's injuries not considered life-threatening despite 'breaking every major bone'
# Paramedics
# Paramedics

Harry Dunn's injuries not considered life-threatening despite 'breaking every major bone'

Nov 6th 2019, 11:00 PM 55,249 Views 3 Comments

The 19-year-old was forced to wait for paramedics for 43 minutes.

# ambulance - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

'Patients will suffer': Psychiatric nurses' overtime ban reinstated after pay talks break down
# Mental Health Services
# Mental Health Services

'Patients will suffer': Psychiatric nurses' overtime ban reinstated after pay talks break down

Jul 23rd 2019, 6:03 PM 5,852 Views 16 Comments

Fianna Fáil TD James Browne said the overtime ban will lead to service disruption and cancellations for patients.

# ambulance - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

500 ambulance staff to hold another 24-hour strike in a row over union recognition
# Strike
# Strike

500 ambulance staff to hold another 24-hour strike in a row over union recognition

Jul 3rd 2019, 1:52 PM 5,332 Views 7 Comments

Workers have already staged seven days of work stoppages in January, February and March and May.

# ambulance - Friday 14 June, 2019

Ireland's first community air ambulance to be airborne within weeks as HSE gives go ahead
# Air Ambulance
# Air Ambulance

Ireland's first community air ambulance to be airborne within weeks as HSE gives go ahead

Jun 14th 2019, 9:04 PM 19,967 Views 34 Comments

The service will cost €2 million to run annually and is to be funded through community and donor contributions.

# ambulance - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Ireland's first charity-funded community air ambulance still awaiting approval to operate
# Ready And Waiting
# Ready And Waiting

Ireland's first charity-funded community air ambulance still awaiting approval to operate

Apr 24th 2019, 1:59 PM 16,900 Views 53 Comments

The charity is awaiting a formal announcement from the Minister for Health.

# ambulance - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Ambulance staff announce three more days of strike action
# Trade Union
# Trade Union

Ambulance staff announce three more days of strike action

Feb 6th 2019, 8:48 PM 9,521 Views 22 Comments

The dispute centres on a row over trade union membership.

# ambulance - Friday 21 September, 2018

Ireland's first charity-funded community air ambulance lands in Kerry
# Charity
# Charity

Ireland's first charity-funded community air ambulance lands in Kerry

Sep 21st 2018, 4:05 PM 15,779 Views 25 Comments

The service will cost €2 million to run annually.

# ambulance - Saturday 1 September, 2018

'It's a battle for resources': Questions asked about ambulance delays in Monaghan
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

'It's a battle for resources': Questions asked about ambulance delays in Monaghan

Sep 1st 2018, 9:00 PM 9,022 Views 10 Comments

There have been a number of “inordinate” delays in Monaghan, prompting councillors to ask for an explanation.

Dublin Fire Brigade paramedic injured by slingshot projectile
# Frontline
# Frontline

Dublin Fire Brigade paramedic injured by slingshot projectile

Sep 1st 2018, 12:13 PM 27,882 Views 31 Comments

The fire service said these types of attacks on crew members are “unacceptable”.

# ambulance - Friday 24 August, 2018

Parents of toddler who was unresponsive for an hour given 'mixed messages' about ambulance location
# Cavan
# Cavan

Parents of toddler who was unresponsive for an hour given 'mixed messages' about ambulance location

Aug 24th 2018, 12:15 AM 38,862 Views 21 Comments

“Another 2 minutes and we would have been dealing with a very different outcome,” the parents were told at the Cavan hospital.

# ambulance - Saturday 21 July, 2018

No ambulance for 18-month-old baby who stopped breathing and started turning blue
# Waiting Times
# Waiting Times

No ambulance for 18-month-old baby who stopped breathing and started turning blue

Jul 21st 2018, 6:05 AM 48,729 Views 71 Comments

After almost 30 minutes of waiting, the baby’s father called back and said he would drive his daughter to the hospital himself.

# ambulance - Monday 9 July, 2018

Ambulance service staff to take industrial action over union rights
# NASRA
# NASRA

Ambulance service staff to take industrial action over union rights

Jul 9th 2018, 1:29 PM 7,986 Views 27 Comments

The National Ambulance Service Representative Association has said its members have voted by nearly 98% in favour of industrial action.

# ambulance - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Nighttime air ambulance service will cost €7 million over two years
# Transplants
# Transplants

Nighttime air ambulance service will cost €7 million over two years

Jun 10th 2018, 6:30 PM 17,281 Views 56 Comments

Three companies applied to provide the service in a recent tendering process.

# ambulance - Monday 23 April, 2018

National Ambulance Service rolling out system that uses Eircodes to pinpoint caller's location
# Mobile Data
# Mobile Data

National Ambulance Service rolling out system that uses Eircodes to pinpoint caller's location

Apr 23rd 2018, 6:00 AM 13,374 Views 63 Comments

The system will be rolled out throughout the country over the next few years.

# ambulance - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Dublin Fire Brigade processed nearly 100 fewer emergency calls this Good Friday - despite pubs being open
# Great Friday
# Great Friday

Dublin Fire Brigade processed nearly 100 fewer emergency calls this Good Friday - despite pubs being open

Apr 7th 2018, 7:30 AM 8,817 Views 7 Comments

This year over the 24 hours of Good Friday, the centre processed a total of 379 calls.

# ambulance - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Siptu calls for remuneration for members who 'worked tirelessly' during Storm Emma
# Emergency Services
# Emergency Services

Siptu calls for remuneration for members who 'worked tirelessly' during Storm Emma

Mar 14th 2018, 6:44 PM 16,282 Views 34 Comments

The trade union wants “a uniform response by local authorities to extreme weather events”.

# ambulance - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Michael D Higgins praises people who are working to provide essential services during storm
# Emergency Personnel
# Emergency Personnel

Michael D Higgins praises people who are working to provide essential services during storm

Mar 1st 2018, 3:05 PM 14,696 Views 40 Comments

A status red snow-ice warning is in place for the entire country.

# ambulance - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Feb 25th 2018, 8:00 PM 15,328 Views 0 Comments

The Sligo murder investigation, preparations for this week’s severe cold weather and continued air strikes in Syria…

13-year-old girl waited 50 minutes for ambulance after neurological attack
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

13-year-old girl waited 50 minutes for ambulance after neurological attack

Feb 25th 2018, 6:30 AM 45,414 Views 45 Comments

A local TD has said that the air ambulance should have responded to the 999 call.

# ambulance - Friday 23 February, 2018

Man 'extremely lucky' to be alive after falling on rocks in Cork
# Rnli Rescue
# Rnli Rescue

Man 'extremely lucky' to be alive after falling on rocks in Cork

Feb 23rd 2018, 7:14 AM 30,991 Views 6 Comments

He was seriously injured when found by a member of the public.

# ambulance - Saturday 3 February, 2018

'I've had enough': A Galway GP has invoiced the ambulance service to highlight delays
# Emergency
# Emergency

'I've had enough': A Galway GP has invoiced the ambulance service to highlight delays

Feb 3rd 2018, 4:00 PM 90,747 Views 61 Comments

Dr Peter Sloane says that he wants to draw attention to the lack of resources to the ambulance service in Carraroe.

# ambulance - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Ambulance that spotted smoke 'billowing' from Tallaght apartments 'potentially saved lives'
# Dublin
# Dublin

Ambulance that spotted smoke 'billowing' from Tallaght apartments 'potentially saved lives'

Jan 30th 2018, 7:39 AM 29,422 Views 12 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade responded to a call made by its ambulance after 11pm last night.

# ambulance - Sunday 28 January, 2018

CCTV released of man wanted for questioning over car crash that killed three teenagers
# London
# London

CCTV released of man wanted for questioning over car crash that killed three teenagers

Jan 28th 2018, 4:45 PM 39,094 Views 28 Comments

An Audi A5 collided with three boys who are believed to have been on the pavement at Shepiston Lane in London on Friday night.

# ambulance - Friday 12 January, 2018

Choking toddler brought to Galway hospital by Garda car due to ambulance delay
# Carraroe
# Carraroe

Choking toddler brought to Galway hospital by Garda car due to ambulance delay

Jan 12th 2018, 7:29 PM 52,000 Views 61 Comments

The family have asked for an explanation for the delay, but say that ambulance delays are a common problem in the area.

# ambulance - Friday 22 December, 2017

'Don’t drink and drive, it could be the last trip you ever have'
# Because
# Because

'Don’t drink and drive, it could be the last trip you ever have'

Dec 22nd 2017, 2:26 PM 9,211 Views 19 Comments

Emergency services are joining forces for a new road safety campaign.

# ambulance - Friday 24 November, 2017

Police believe 'altercation erupted between two men' before incident in London
# Oxford Circus
# Oxford Circus

Police believe 'altercation erupted between two men' before incident in London

Nov 24th 2017, 10:35 PM 69,968 Views 123 Comments

Nine people were taken to hospital after the incident in the Oxford Street area.

# ambulance - Monday 13 November, 2017

Irish Coast Guard and Air Corps no longer able to transport patients to UK at night
# Transplants
# Transplants

Irish Coast Guard and Air Corps no longer able to transport patients to UK at night

Nov 13th 2017, 9:39 AM 22,933 Views 50 Comments

‘Priority 1′ transfers involve transporting patients by air to another country for emergency medical treatment.

# ambulance - Monday 11 September, 2017

Brick thrown through window of ambulance parked at Dublin hospital
# Mater Hospital
# Mater Hospital

Brick thrown through window of ambulance parked at Dublin hospital

Sep 11th 2017, 8:02 PM 24,179 Views 29 Comments

The incident happened in the early hours of this morning.

# ambulance - Thursday 24 August, 2017

92 on-duty ambulances involved in road 'incidents' so far this year
# Parliamentary Question
# Parliamentary Question

92 on-duty ambulances involved in road 'incidents' so far this year

Aug 24th 2017, 6:01 AM 8,421 Views 18 Comments

Since 2010, 892 incidents have happened on Irish roads involving National Ambulance Service vehicles.

# ambulance - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Man and woman seriously injured in Donegal crash
# Tirhomin
# Tirhomin

Man and woman seriously injured in Donegal crash

Aug 20th 2017, 5:54 PM 29,361 Views 14 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

# ambulance - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Cork hoping to get its own BUMBLEance to bring critically ill children to hospital
# Children
# Children

Cork hoping to get its own BUMBLEance to bring critically ill children to hospital

Jul 9th 2017, 12:00 PM 6,930 Views 7 Comments

It’s hoped the vehicle will make 500 trips per year.

# ambulance - Friday 7 July, 2017

Woman's body found in Raphoe apartment
# Donegal
# Donegal

Woman's body found in Raphoe apartment

Jul 7th 2017, 10:22 AM 17,147 Views 4 Comments

The scene has been preserved and the body remains at scene.

# ambulance - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Boy from Mayo is first-ever patient to be transported in BUMBLEair helicopter
# Chemo
# Chemo

Boy from Mayo is first-ever patient to be transported in BUMBLEair helicopter

Jul 2nd 2017, 6:12 PM 46,828 Views 19 Comments

A commercial helicopter pilot donated his time and the use of the helicopter at his own expense.

# ambulance - Friday 23 June, 2017

Crowds gather at Waterford hospital after man dies while being transferred to Cork
# Cath Lab
# Cath Lab

Crowds gather at Waterford hospital after man dies while being transferred to Cork

Jun 23rd 2017, 7:35 PM 19,931 Views 40 Comments

A 40-year-old man from Waterford died while being transported in an ambulance to a hospital in Cork.

# ambulance - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Ice-cream van to the rescue after transporting patient from Portmarnock beach
# Portmarnock
# Portmarnock

Ice-cream van to the rescue after transporting patient from Portmarnock beach

Jun 21st 2017, 10:25 PM 22,511 Views 37 Comments

What a hero.

# ambulance - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Mobile phones will soon text your exact location to emergency services when you dial 999
# Location
# Location

Mobile phones will soon text your exact location to emergency services when you dial 999

Jun 13th 2017, 6:05 AM 16,932 Views 34 Comments

A pilot scheme is currently underway with three major mobile networks.

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