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#Ambulance

# ambulance - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Man and woman seriously injured in Donegal crash

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

# ambulance - Sunday 9 July, 2017

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

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

# ambulance - Friday 7 July, 2017

Woman's body found in Raphoe apartment

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

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

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

# ambulance - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

# ambulance - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

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

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

# ambulance - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Teen arrested after trying to hijack ambulance

It’s understood he drove a few metres before being restrained by the crew.

# ambulance - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Elderly Connemara man had to wait 57 minutes on roadside for an ambulance

“Why doesn’t the HSE pull the finger out and give us the means to contribute fully,” Galway GP Peter Sloane said.

# ambulance - Friday 28 April, 2017

Ambulance driver sentenced to 2.5 years for sexual assault of nine-year-old girl

52-year-old John Devereux had been found guilty of three counts of sexual assault.

# ambulance - Monday 10 April, 2017

Dublin ambulance delayed to 999 call because of bad parking

Dublin Fire Brigade is asking for more thoughtful parking: “Leave space for emergency vehicles… thanks.”

# ambulance - Friday 24 March, 2017

Deficiencies in ambulance service putting patients in Dublin at risk, says Hiqa

Hiqa said that a detailed plan for ambulance services across Dublin didn’t exist.

# ambulance - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Woman in England dies after being struck by storm debris

The woman sustained serious head injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

# ambulance - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Paramedics 'disturbed' over delays bringing patients to Emergency Departments

Siptu members said today that delays of between one and three hours have been observed across the country.

# ambulance - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Dublin Fire Brigade has already attended 200 ambulance calls since the New Year

According to initial figures, Dublin Fire Brigade have responded to over 116,000 ambulance calls.

# ambulance - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Ambulance took 40 minutes to reach cardiac arrest patient in Kells

The ambulance service said a number of its resources were engaged on other emergency calls at the time.

# ambulance - Saturday 22 October, 2016

London City airport declared safe after tear gas incident

Police say they are investigating whether the incident was a result of an accidental discharge of a spray canister.

# ambulance - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Newborn baby revived by Dublin Fire Brigade after "unexpected" home birth

The dramatic situation unfolded near Tallaght at the weekend.

Ambulance called as man in 'distress' after being sentenced for transporting €400k of heroin

The man’s one-year-old daughter was in the car at the time of the offence.

# ambulance - Friday 23 September, 2016

"The crew are absolutely devastated": Tributes to paramedics injured in Naas ambulance fire

The two men risked their lives to save the life of a man trapped in their burning ambulance.

'Not the first fire in an ambulance': Calls for review of whole fleet after tragedy

There have been a number of high profile incidents with ambulances in recent years and paramedics are worried for their safety.

# ambulance - Thursday 22 September, 2016

'An extraordinarily traumatic event': Ambulance fire at Naas General may have been 'oxygen related'

One of the paramedics injured in the incident remains in hospital but he is expected to make a full recovery.

Death of patient at Naas General Hospital was direct consequence of ambulance fire

Two paramedics were also injured in the blaze, one seriously.

# ambulance - Friday 16 September, 2016

From The42 'I only found out I scored when I was in the ambulance!' - AZ star on horror collision Injury

'I only found out I scored when I was in the ambulance!' - AZ star on horror collision

There was serious concern for the former PSV midfielder after he collided with Dundalk’s goalkeeper.

# ambulance - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Haunting footage shows stunned face of injured Syrian boy after airstrike Aleppo This post contains videos

Haunting footage shows stunned face of injured Syrian boy after airstrike

The boy was later discharged from hospital but five children are reported to have been killed overnight.

# ambulance - Friday 5 August, 2016

Ambulance strike called off as HSE agrees to recruit 461 new paramedics

Successful talks between Siptu and the HSE has averted strike action planned for next Wednesday.

# ambulance - Thursday 7 July, 2016

English driver fined for turning his car into an ambulance

Shaun Scandle had fitted lights and a siren to his car.

# ambulance - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Violent patients, overdoses, attacks and babies arriving - Saturday night for Dublin's paramedics

Ambulance crews must go to where they are called to and they never know what the next call entails.

# ambulance - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Man and two children struck by lightning in Northern Ireland

The man and one of the children are in critical condition.

# ambulance - Monday 30 May, 2016

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

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

# ambulance - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Waterford paramedic stopped to help young man who died during London marathon

“It could happen to anybody anywhere. I just happened to be there and I’m glad I stopped.”

# ambulance - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Man taken to hospital after getting into trouble on dive in Howth

The man is understood to be in stable condition.

# ambulance - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Three babies delivered by ambulance crews last night

Mothers and babies are all doing well.

# ambulance - Sunday 27 March, 2016

A Garda bike and an ambulance have crashed into each other in Dublin

The incident happened close to the Garda Headquarters in the Phoenix Park, Dublin, this afternoon during the 1916 celebrations.

# ambulance - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Teenager left waiting more than an hour for ambulance despite being next to dispatch centre

‘We could do absolutely nothing for him’.

# ambulance - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Ambulances are going to start using Eircodes, but it will cost them

The National Ambulance Service had to update their systems to use them.

# ambulance - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Ambulance crew help deliver baby boy in Wicklow

An early-morning callout led to a new arrival.

# ambulance - Monday 4 January, 2016

Dublin firefighters deliver baby boy in Swords home

Both mother and baby are reported to be doing well.

# ambulance - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Schoolboy left waiting 53 minutes as ambulance sent to school that doesn’t exist in wrong county

The boy’s mother says she wants to see the system change.

# ambulance - Thursday 5 November, 2015

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

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

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