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#Response times

# response-times - 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 38,847 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.

# response-times - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Isolated in an emergency? This new service will help first responders find you faster
# Automatic Gps
# Automatic Gps

Isolated in an emergency? This new service will help first responders find you faster

Oct 19th 2017, 2:33 PM 13,764 Views 35 Comments

Minister Denis Naughten said the service would be a great help in rural Ireland.

# response-times - Monday 30 May, 2016

Elderly patient in Meath forced to wait 35 minutes for ambulance from Cavan after collapse
# Navan
# Navan

Elderly patient in Meath forced to wait 35 minutes for ambulance from Cavan after collapse

May 30th 2016, 5:58 PM 14,323 Views 32 Comments

The 75-year-old collapsed in Navan on Friday afternoon.

# response-times - Thursday 5 November, 2015

'He died in my kitchen': Man bled to death waiting for ambulance
# Dundalk
# Dundalk

'He died in my kitchen': Man bled to death waiting for ambulance

Nov 5th 2015, 12:50 PM 21,890 Views 45 Comments

It took almost 40 minutes for the ambulance to reach the 25 year old.

# response-times - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Ambulance took almost an hour to reach Kerry man injured in 'freak' GAA accident
# Utterly Unacceptable
# Utterly Unacceptable

Ambulance took almost an hour to reach Kerry man injured in 'freak' GAA accident

Apr 8th 2015, 7:45 PM 25,689 Views 24 Comments

Another ambulance, manned by just one person, responded first – but was unable to bring the man for the medical attention he needed.

# response-times - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

HSE says achieving ambulance response times in rural areas is 'always a difficult task'
# Emergency
# Emergency

HSE says achieving ambulance response times in rural areas is 'always a difficult task'

Jan 13th 2015, 12:05 PM 9,765 Views 53 Comments

Denis Naughten TD has reacted to a HSE report that finds Ireland is too rural for the service to meet its targets.

# response-times - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

'Scandalous': One TD does not want gardaí at water meter protests
# Response Times
# Response Times

'Scandalous': One TD does not want gardaí at water meter protests

Jun 24th 2014, 3:34 PM 12,754 Views 116 Comments

Joe Higgins said that their presence at peaceful protests could lead to slower response times to other crimes.

# response-times - Monday 7 April, 2014

Firefighter: Dublin's the second best place to have a heart attack - no thanks to the HSE
# Emergency
# Emergency

Firefighter: Dublin's the second best place to have a heart attack - no thanks to the HSE

Apr 7th 2014, 2:01 PM 11,204 Views 41 Comments

HSE plans to take back control of the service emerged last month but firefighers are concerned about a drop in the level of service if they hand over the reins.

# response-times - Friday 28 March, 2014

Ambulance service responds to damning Prime Time investigation
# Response Times
# Response Times

Ambulance service responds to damning Prime Time investigation

Mar 28th 2014, 5:54 PM 14,041 Views 42 Comments

The NAS noted that the controversial OVR units were used over 600 times so far this year.

Firefighters and emergency workers 'extremely concerned' about Ireland's ambulance service
# Emergency
# Emergency

Firefighters and emergency workers 'extremely concerned' about Ireland's ambulance service

Mar 28th 2014, 2:28 PM 9,837 Views 48 Comments

RTÉ’s Prime Time programme documented a litany of failures of shortcomings in the National Ambulance Service.

# response-times - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Ambulance cover 'needs to treble' to boost response times
# Patients
# Patients

Ambulance cover 'needs to treble' to boost response times

Mar 15th 2014, 12:47 PM 5,966 Views 19 Comments

Deputy Denis Naughten said that the Republic of Ireland has a third of the amount of ambulances that Northern Ireland has.

# response-times - Friday 7 March, 2014

Review of ambulance call after 40 minute wait for cardiac arrest patient
# Response Times
# Response Times

Review of ambulance call after 40 minute wait for cardiac arrest patient

Mar 7th 2014, 10:55 PM 28,803 Views 126 Comments

The ambulance initially dispatched to the scene in Dublin was diverted en route to a crash on the N11.

# response-times - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

'We are dealing with people's lives here': Paramedics speak out about tragic deaths
# Emergency
# Emergency

'We are dealing with people's lives here': Paramedics speak out about tragic deaths

Feb 25th 2014, 4:55 PM 11,551 Views 36 Comments

The family of a man who died after a 25 minute wait for an ambulance were in the public gallery to hear contributions.

# response-times - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Targets for ambulance response times 'impossible' to meet
# NASRA
# NASRA

Targets for ambulance response times 'impossible' to meet

Jan 8th 2014, 8:00 AM 6,640 Views 47 Comments

Cutbacks in the number of personnel and vehicles have caused ‘serious delays’, according to the The National Ambulance Service Representative Association

# response-times - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Almost 1-in-4 responses to 'life-threatening' 999 calls not meeting HIQA targets
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Almost 1-in-4 responses to 'life-threatening' 999 calls not meeting HIQA targets

Jul 16th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,449 Views 32 Comments

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.

# response-times - 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 12,469 Views 51 Comments

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