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# Ambulances

All time
# Kildare
HSE used military ambulances over 800 times 'to meet additional demand'
Defence Forces ambulances from the Curragh Camp in County Kildare have been called on 274 times so far this year.
# Healthcare
Almost 1-in-4 responses to 'life-threatening' 999 calls not meeting HIQA targets
In 65 per cent of cases, ambulances aren’t arriving at the scene within the 19 minute response time set-out by the health watchdog.
# Ambulance
Westerners most likely to face delays for life-saving ambulances
15HSE figures show that in January, targets for sending paramedics to a cardiac emergency were missed more often than not.
Column: Who regulates the ambulance services? You may be surprised…
If you own a dog or even a television you need a license. The same is not true for the ambulance service, writes David Hall.
# Health
Presenting... the ambulance on a bike
Irish Red Cross gets (two) First Responder bicycle units to deliver medical aid quickly and efficiently.
# Ambulances
83 per cent of HSE's new ambulances not yet put to use
The Medical Independent says less than a sixth of almost 100 vehicles bought by the HSE haven’t been deployed for use yet.