# ambulance - Today’s News
# ambulance - Thursday 10 July, 2014
The National Ambulance Service said another vehicle was at the scene within around ten minutes but a paramedic in the region said the fleet is old and putting people at risk.
# ambulance - Thursday 26 June, 2014
The patient was being brought from Cavan General Hospital to Beaumont Hospital when the incident occurred between junctions 8 and 9 of the M3 near Navan at 1.20am.
# ambulance - Monday 16 June, 2014
It is believed an air conditioning unit was the cause of the blaze that left Elizabeth Soffe with serious injuries.
# ambulance - Friday 13 June, 2014
The motorbikes only do 5,200 kilometres per year and are used for rapid responses to accidents.
# ambulance - Friday 16 May, 2014
Gardaí were in pursuit of the ambulance at the time and GSOC is investigating.
# ambulance - Wednesday 30 April, 2014
The injured staff members were taken to hospital.
# ambulance - Thursday 17 April, 2014
The video also shows there were near misses for a number of pedestrians at the crossroads at the time of the incident.
# ambulance - Friday 11 April, 2014
Both drivers were taken for treatment to St. James’s Hospital.
# ambulance - Tuesday 8 April, 2014
Instead, the results of the separate National Ambulance Service Review will be taken into account.
# ambulance - Monday 7 April, 2014
A protest against the ambulance service being transferred from Dublin Fire Brigade to the HSE took place in Dublin this evening.
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.
# ambulance - Wednesday 2 April, 2014
The condition of the man is unknown.
# ambulance - Friday 28 March, 2014
The NAS noted that the controversial OVR units were used over 600 times so far this year.
RTÉ’s Prime Time programme documented a litany of failures of shortcomings in the National Ambulance Service.
‘Rapid Response Vehicles’ — which cost the taxpayer over €100,000 each — are effectively being used by managers as ‘company cars’…
A Prime Time investigation raised concerns about the service, but its director Martin Dunne said the care they deliver is ‘second to none’.
# ambulance - Friday 21 March, 2014
A second ambulance sent to transport the baby is also believed to have developed mechanical problems before eventually reaching Dublin from Cork.
5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…
# ambulance - Wednesday 19 March, 2014
SIPTU has called for an independent review of the situation after it emerged that there were plans to remove the ambulance service from Dublin Fire Brigade.
# ambulance - Saturday 15 March, 2014
Deputy Denis Naughten said that the Republic of Ireland has a third of the amount of ambulances that Northern Ireland has.
# ambulance - Thursday 27 February, 2014
The service is currently provided by both the Dublin Fire Brigade and the HSE’s National Ambulance service.
# ambulance - Wednesday 26 February, 2014
Draft legislation for a new initiative was approved by the European Parliament today.
# ambulance - Tuesday 11 February, 2014
The deceased was based out of Lurgan Fire Station.
# ambulance - Monday 10 February, 2014
Figures provided to TheJournal.ie show there were almost 3,500 instances of this in a six month period.
# ambulance - Sunday 12 January, 2014
With HIQA set to audit the Ambulance Service, the trade union wants to ensure that resourcing is taken into account.
# ambulance - Wednesday 8 January, 2014
Cutbacks in the number of personnel and vehicles have caused ‘serious delays’, according to the The National Ambulance Service Representative Association
# ambulance - Saturday 28 December, 2013
The accident happened between Junction 12 and 13 of the motorway.
# ambulance - Thursday 19 December, 2013
Everybody’s talking about goings-on at St Vincent’s Hospital, Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan, and the IMF on the bondholders…
The death of two-year-old Vakaris Martinaitis was ruled an accidental death, but the National Ambulance Service has found problems with how the 999 call was dealt with.
# ambulance - Saturday 30 November, 2013
The protestors gathered in Kiev to call for the president’s ouster after he failed on an EU deal.
# ambulance - Saturday 16 November, 2013
Newcastle Hospital in Wicklow has had extra staff and an ambulance added following the closure of the emergency unit in Loughlinstown.
# ambulance - Thursday 24 October, 2013
Two people were removed from the scene and taken to hospital.
# ambulance - Sunday 20 October, 2013
A ‘ladder engine’ based in Tara Street was kept on alert while it was being serviced, meaning it couldn’t respond to call-outs immediately.
# ambulance - Tuesday 24 September, 2013
The RNLI crew delivered the teen into the care of the ambulance service and he was then transported to hospital.
# ambulance - Saturday 21 September, 2013
Everyone’s been talking about the death of a runner in the Phoenix Park, an ambulance that ran out of diesel and a child beauty pageant in Monaghan.
The Irish Heart and Transplant Association has said that the HSE needs to investigate fully the incident where an ambulance ran out of fuel while carrying transplant patient.
# ambulance - Tuesday 10 September, 2013
A second person managed to get out of the water and raised the alarm.
# ambulance - Sunday 8 September, 2013
However the National Ambulance Service has been identified as an end-user in a trial for a new generation of body armour.
# ambulance - Saturday 7 September, 2013
The concept comes from the parents behind Bee for Battens.
# ambulance - Saturday 10 August, 2013
Plus: How many hoax calls are made to the HSE ambulance service every day?