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# ambulance - Friday 21 June, 2013

HSE apologises after ambulance went to the aid of an infant in the wrong county
# Ambulance
# Ambulance

HSE apologises after ambulance went to the aid of an infant in the wrong county

Jun 21st 2013, 3:15 PM 10,567 Views 48 Comments

The HSE said its satisfied that necessary protocols around responding to an emergency were adhered to in this case.

# ambulance - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Car overturns in M50 collision
# Crash
# Crash

Car overturns in M50 collision

Jun 13th 2013, 10:27 AM 25,148 Views 40 Comments

It is understood that two people were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

# ambulance - Monday 10 June, 2013

Westerners most likely to face delays for life-saving ambulances
# Ambulance
# Ambulance

Westerners most likely to face delays for life-saving ambulances

Jun 10th 2013, 2:15 PM 5,841 Views 46 Comments

15HSE figures show that in January, targets for sending paramedics to a cardiac emergency were missed more often than not.

# ambulance - Saturday 25 May, 2013

How would Ireland’s hospitals cope with a mass casualty incident?
# Emergency
# Emergency

How would Ireland’s hospitals cope with a mass casualty incident?

May 25th 2013, 7:30 AM 8,588 Views 38 Comments

We have a major emergency plan for serious incidents, so let’s see how it would work.

# ambulance - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

'Juvenile male' arrested over serious assault on Limerick man
# Assault
# Assault

'Juvenile male' arrested over serious assault on Limerick man

May 22nd 2013, 8:05 PM 9,293 Views 0 Comments

The latest arrest follows those of a teenage woman and a man in his early 20s earlier today.

Teenager, man in 20s arrested after serious assault
# Limerick
# Limerick

Teenager, man in 20s arrested after serious assault

May 22nd 2013, 9:20 AM 9,740 Views 8 Comments

The incident took place yesterday afternoon and gardaí are seeking witnesses.

# ambulance - Thursday 16 May, 2013

# ambulance - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Council to hear emergency call for full inquiry into boy's Midleton death
# Ambulance
# Ambulance

Council to hear emergency call for full inquiry into boy's Midleton death

May 14th 2013, 7:10 AM 4,711 Views 0 Comments

Cllr Pat Buckley is to put a motion to Midleton Town Council today after the death of Vakaris Martinaitis last week.

# ambulance - Monday 13 May, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added curse words
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

The Evening Fix... now with added curse words

May 13th 2013, 7:02 PM 8,769 Views 3 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Midleton locals hold protest over ambulance service after boy's death
# Ambulance
# Ambulance

Midleton locals hold protest over ambulance service after boy's death

May 13th 2013, 1:51 PM 10,466 Views 23 Comments

The locals protested outside the office of local TD David Stanton.

# ambulance - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Boy, 8, dies after being hit by SUV in rugby club car park
# Wexford
# Wexford

Boy, 8, dies after being hit by SUV in rugby club car park

May 12th 2013, 7:42 AM 30,239 Views 64 Comments

The boy died from injuries sustained in the incident at around 7.15pm last night.

# ambulance - Friday 10 May, 2013

"Black cloud over Midleton" after tragic death of toddler
# Midleton
# Midleton

"Black cloud over Midleton" after tragic death of toddler

May 10th 2013, 1:08 PM 26,798 Views 114 Comments

Toddler Vakaris Martinaitis (2) died after a fall, and was driven by an All-Ireland winning hurler to hospital as there was no ambulance available.

# ambulance - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Man (25) arrested after three assaulted overnight
# Arrest
# Arrest

Man (25) arrested after three assaulted overnight

Apr 16th 2013, 8:44 AM 14,195 Views 0 Comments

One person was stabbed on Grafton St, while two others were assaulted on Chatham Row in Dublin city centre.

# ambulance - Thursday 4 April, 2013

'Substantial damage' to air ambulance during rescue operation
# Helicopter Crash
# Helicopter Crash

'Substantial damage' to air ambulance during rescue operation

Apr 4th 2013, 8:20 PM 19,006 Views 37 Comments

The helicopter’s rotor blades struck electrical wires while attempting to land in a field last July to collect a casualty.

# ambulance - Sunday 31 March, 2013

On-duty ambulance crew members assaulted on Dublin street
# Frontline
# Frontline

On-duty ambulance crew members assaulted on Dublin street

Mar 31st 2013, 7:01 PM 46,762 Views 163 Comments

A 30-year-old man has been charged in connection with the incident.

# ambulance - Monday 25 March, 2013

HSE clarifies ambulance response time after death of boy (7)
# Midleton
# Midleton

HSE clarifies ambulance response time after death of boy (7)

Mar 25th 2013, 5:49 PM 16,209 Views 39 Comments

Bishop William Crean has also called for prayers for the family of James Casey Butler, who died after falling into a river in Co Cork on Saturday night.

# ambulance - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Ambulances double as billboards to boost awareness of stroke signs
# Heart Health
# Heart Health

Ambulances double as billboards to boost awareness of stroke signs

Feb 26th 2013, 7:15 AM 6,108 Views 8 Comments

The Irish Heart Foundation said there has been a decline in the number of stroke victims getting to hospital in time to be saved.

# ambulance - Friday 15 February, 2013

National targets for ambulance response times to be abandoned
# Ambulance
# Ambulance

National targets for ambulance response times to be abandoned

Feb 15th 2013, 8:20 PM 12,481 Views 51 Comments

James Reilly is to come up with alternative ways of measuring the performance of the National Ambulance Service.

# ambulance - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Pro12: Scarlets lock cited for tackle that left Munster forward Ronan hospitalised
# Up Front
From The42
# Up Front

Pro12: Scarlets lock cited for tackle that left Munster forward Ronan hospitalised

Nov 27th 2012, 11:12 AM 1,435 Views 2 Comments

Reds forward Billy Holland said the pack would hold their hands up and take responsibility for the weekend loss.

# ambulance - Monday 26 November, 2012

Lack of staff meant mother drove paramedic and ill child to hospital
# Ambulance
# Ambulance

Lack of staff meant mother drove paramedic and ill child to hospital

Nov 26th 2012, 5:16 PM 17,721 Views 62 Comments

The incident occurred in Letterkenny earlier this month. Sinn Féin TD Pearse Doherty has said he is ‘shocked and outraged’ at what occurred.

# ambulance - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Ambulance stolen from Dublin housing estate
# Taken
# Taken

Ambulance stolen from Dublin housing estate

Nov 22nd 2012, 11:30 AM 18,158 Views 80 Comments

The ambulance was found crashed into a nearby park shortly after it was taken from Corduff in Blanchardstown last night.

# ambulance - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

HSE to modernise North Cork's ambulance service
# Ambulance
# Ambulance

HSE to modernise North Cork's ambulance service

Nov 21st 2012, 4:54 PM 4,613 Views 14 Comments

The plans include a move from the current on duty system to one where staff are on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

# ambulance - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Emergency services association call for stronger protection
# Halloween
# Halloween

Emergency services association call for stronger protection

Oct 31st 2012, 9:35 AM 3,431 Views 13 Comments

The IFESA said workers are bracing themselves for another busy Halloween tonight when it is more than likely they will face injury and assault.

# ambulance - Monday 15 October, 2012

People of West Cork protesting the loss of fourth ambulance
# Bed Push
# Bed Push

People of West Cork protesting the loss of fourth ambulance

Oct 15th 2012, 10:52 AM 4,046 Views 25 Comments

The four-day long protest will see demonstrators push a stretcher bed from Skibbereen to Cork University Hospital.

Malala: Pakistani girl activist sent to Britain for treatment
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Malala: Pakistani girl activist sent to Britain for treatment

Oct 15th 2012, 8:08 AM 2,991 Views 13 Comments

Malala Yousafzai (14), was attacked on her school bus last week for campaigning for the right to education.

# ambulance - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Father and two sons killed in slurry tank incident
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Father and two sons killed in slurry tank incident

Sep 15th 2012, 10:51 PM 31,848 Views 49 Comments

A woman was also injured at the County Down farm.

# ambulance - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

67-year-old man seriously injured after being struck by cyclist in Cork
# Roads
# Roads

67-year-old man seriously injured after being struck by cyclist in Cork

Sep 11th 2012, 2:49 PM 8,279 Views 28 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after the collision this morning.

# ambulance - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Ambulance cuts "putting lives at risk"
# Ambulance
# Ambulance

Ambulance cuts "putting lives at risk"

Aug 16th 2012, 2:27 PM 5,016 Views 34 Comments

A Dublin TD has said that reduction in ambulance services in Dublin could put lives at risk.

# ambulance - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Ambulance involved in three-car accident in Derry
# Collision
# Collision

Ambulance involved in three-car accident in Derry

Aug 2nd 2012, 9:24 AM 2,285 Views 2 Comments

Nine people were hospitalised following the crash, which involved a number of cars.

# ambulance - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Ambulance service defends actions after teen's death in two-hour journey
# Ambulance
# Ambulance

Ambulance service defends actions after teen's death in two-hour journey

Jul 19th 2012, 9:06 PM 10,043 Views 48 Comments

The National Ambulance Service says it followed all correct protocols, and says the shortest route isn’t always the best one.

The Evening Fix: Thursday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Thursday

Jul 19th 2012, 8:00 PM 5,942 Views 2 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

# ambulance - Monday 11 June, 2012

Afghanistan: ambulance hits roadside bomb, 5 dead
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Afghanistan: ambulance hits roadside bomb, 5 dead

Jun 11th 2012, 12:42 PM 672 Views 5 Comments

A pregnant woman who was being rushed to the hospital and four of her family members were killed when their ambulance struck a buried explosive.

# ambulance - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Top performing hospitals, levels of absenteeism - HSE figures revealed
# Performance
# Performance

Top performing hospitals, levels of absenteeism - HSE figures revealed

Jun 7th 2012, 10:31 AM 3,261 Views 12 Comments

The latest HSE performance report evaluates hospitals’ discharge and admission rates, as well as response times and lengths of stay.

# ambulance - Monday 4 June, 2012

Three lifeboat operations see 20 people rescued over weekend
# RNLI
# RNLI

Three lifeboat operations see 20 people rescued over weekend

Jun 4th 2012, 11:04 AM 3,972 Views 12 Comments

It was a busy weekend at sea for the RNLI and Irish Coast Guard.

# ambulance - Friday 11 May, 2012

Calls made for regulation of Irish ambulance service
# Delays
# Delays

Calls made for regulation of Irish ambulance service

May 11th 2012, 5:50 PM 5,183 Views 20 Comments

The calls come after reports of a Carlow footballer waiting several hours for treatment because of delays.

# ambulance - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

HSE report: ambulances regularly miss targets for response times
# Ambulance
# Ambulance

HSE report: ambulances regularly miss targets for response times

Apr 4th 2012, 7:15 AM 3,236 Views 28 Comments

Statistics released by James Reilly show that almost half of life-threatening cardiac emergency calls are late in being dispatched.

# ambulance - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Indian footballer, 28, dies on pitch after cardiac arrest - reports
# Tragedy
From The42
# Tragedy

Indian footballer, 28, dies on pitch after cardiac arrest - reports

Mar 21st 2012, 5:39 PM 566 Views 1 Comment

Venkatash collapsed while playing for Bangalore Mars and, without adequate medical attention on the sideline, was dead on arrival at the nearest hospital.

# ambulance - Monday 6 February, 2012

Irish Rail suspends services after incident on line
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Irish Rail suspends services after incident on line

Feb 6th 2012, 7:05 PM 6,068 Views 5 Comments

# ambulance - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Emergency services call for postcodes to help them reach people in need
# Emergency
# Emergency

Emergency services call for postcodes to help them reach people in need

Nov 22nd 2011, 4:15 PM 4,197 Views 37 Comments

Fire and ambulance personnel are being delayed from attending callouts, as addresses in some areas are so vague.

# ambulance - Saturday 27 August, 2011

83 per cent of HSE's new ambulances not yet put to use
# Ambulances
# Ambulances

83 per cent of HSE's new ambulances not yet put to use

Aug 27th 2011, 10:29 AM 1,113 Views 20 Comments

The Medical Independent says less than a sixth of almost 100 vehicles bought by the HSE haven’t been deployed for use yet.