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#Ambulance

# ambulance - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Elderly Connemara man had to wait 57 minutes on roadside for an ambulance
# West Of Ireland
# West Of Ireland

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

Jun 1st 2017, 6:01 AM 14,228 Views 39 Comments

“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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Apr 28th 2017, 4:36 PM 38,812 Views 0 Comments

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
# Dublin Fire Brigade

Dublin ambulance delayed to 999 call because of bad parking

Apr 10th 2017, 8:24 PM 45,304 Views 41 Comments

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
# Shortcomings
# Shortcomings

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

Mar 24th 2017, 1:02 PM 6,546 Views 7 Comments

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
# Storm Doris
# Storm Doris

Woman in England dies after being struck by storm debris

Feb 23rd 2017, 1:56 PM 14,486 Views 10 Comments

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
# Perfect Storm
# Perfect Storm

Paramedics 'disturbed' over delays bringing patients to Emergency Departments

Jan 4th 2017, 6:45 PM 23,662 Views 101 Comments

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
# Busy Night
# Busy Night

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

Jan 1st 2017, 9:36 AM 16,940 Views 20 Comments

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
# Meath
# Meath

Ambulance took 40 minutes to reach cardiac arrest patient in Kells

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:20 AM 11,348 Views 18 Comments

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
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

London City airport declared safe after tear gas incident

Oct 22nd 2016, 7:16 AM 12,679 Views 1 Comment

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
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

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

Oct 13th 2016, 10:56 PM 21,245 Views 7 Comments

The dramatic situation unfolded near Tallaght at the weekend.

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

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

Oct 13th 2016, 6:15 AM 28,771 Views 40 Comments

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
# Fatal Blaze
# Fatal Blaze

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

Sep 23rd 2016, 12:21 PM 22,045 Views 46 Comments

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
# Naas General Hospital
# Naas General Hospital

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

Sep 23rd 2016, 6:07 AM 19,211 Views 23 Comments

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'
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

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

Sep 22nd 2016, 7:15 PM 40,075 Views 20 Comments

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
# Investigation
# Investigation

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

Sep 22nd 2016, 2:43 PM 159,850 Views 115 Comments

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

# ambulance - Friday 16 September, 2016

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

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

Sep 16th 2016, 6:44 PM 7,511 Views 2 Comments

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
# Aleppo

Haunting footage shows stunned face of injured Syrian boy after airstrike

Aug 18th 2016, 12:27 PM 23,856 Views 155 Comments

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
# Workplace Relations Commission
# Workplace Relations Commission

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

Aug 5th 2016, 10:18 PM 11,797 Views 10 Comments

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
# Thin Blue Fine
# Thin Blue Fine

English driver fined for turning his car into an ambulance

Jul 7th 2016, 3:39 PM 32,956 Views 28 Comments

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
# On Patrol
# On Patrol

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

Jun 21st 2016, 6:10 AM 18,612 Views 12 Comments

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
# Lisburn
# Lisburn

Man and two children struck by lightning in Northern Ireland

Jun 7th 2016, 4:19 PM 21,074 Views 10 Comments

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
# Navan
# Navan

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

May 30th 2016, 5:58 PM 14,312 Views 32 Comments

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
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

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

May 11th 2016, 3:30 PM 19,166 Views 14 Comments

“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
# Dublin
# Dublin

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

May 8th 2016, 4:19 PM 28,483 Views 21 Comments

The man is understood to be in stable condition.

# ambulance - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Three babies delivered by ambulance crews last night
# Baby Boom
# Baby Boom

Three babies delivered by ambulance crews last night

Apr 23rd 2016, 12:16 PM 26,126 Views 10 Comments

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
# North Circular Road
# North Circular Road

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

Mar 27th 2016, 3:49 PM 50,583 Views 32 Comments

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
# Left Waiting
# Left Waiting

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

Feb 23rd 2016, 4:31 PM 7,402 Views 29 Comments

‘We could do absolutely nothing for him’.

# ambulance - Thursday 28 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 28th 2016, 12:24 PM 18,305 Views 102 Comments

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
# Welcome To The World
# Welcome To The World

Ambulance crew help deliver baby boy in Wicklow

Jan 12th 2016, 12:57 PM 14,796 Views 13 Comments

An early-morning callout led to a new arrival.

# ambulance - Monday 4 January, 2016

Dublin firefighters deliver baby boy in Swords home
# Baptism Of Fire
# Baptism Of Fire

Dublin firefighters deliver baby boy in Swords home

Jan 4th 2016, 8:02 AM 24,169 Views 6 Comments

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
# Wrong Address
# Wrong Address

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

Nov 10th 2015, 8:37 PM 33,543 Views 115 Comments

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
# Dundalk
# Dundalk

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

Nov 5th 2015, 12:50 PM 21,856 Views 45 Comments

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

# ambulance - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Ambulance comes under attack during a chaotic night for emergency services
# Halloween
# Halloween

Ambulance comes under attack during a chaotic night for emergency services

Nov 1st 2015, 9:41 AM 38,035 Views 84 Comments

DFB’s control centre processed a total of 700 calls.

# ambulance - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Brian Blessed 'delivered a baby in a park and bit through its umbilical cord'
# Blessed Birth
# Blessed Birth

Brian Blessed 'delivered a baby in a park and bit through its umbilical cord'

Oct 7th 2015, 2:39 PM 30,040 Views 39 Comments

Very impressive.

# ambulance - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Two wheels fell off an ambulance that had a patient on board
# Wheels Come Off
# Wheels Come Off

Two wheels fell off an ambulance that had a patient on board

Sep 17th 2015, 2:45 PM 19,987 Views 42 Comments

The patient was not affected.

# ambulance - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

29 hospitalised after taking hallucinogenic drug at homeopathy conference
# Germany
# Germany

29 hospitalised after taking hallucinogenic drug at homeopathy conference

Sep 8th 2015, 10:28 PM 30,661 Views 39 Comments

Some patients were suffering from breathing problems and delusions.

# ambulance - Monday 10 August, 2015

Ambulance carrying a child involved in crash in Louth
# Crash
# Crash

Ambulance carrying a child involved in crash in Louth

Aug 10th 2015, 8:33 AM 10,683 Views 17 Comments

An investigation into the incident has been launched.

# ambulance - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Woman rescued from rocks on Co Clare coast
# Call Out
# Call Out

Woman rescued from rocks on Co Clare coast

Aug 5th 2015, 11:59 PM 17,885 Views 6 Comments

She was taken by ambulance to University Hospital Limerick.

# ambulance - Monday 3 August, 2015

This baby girl was delivered by Dublin firefighters this morning
# Baptism Of Fire
# Baptism Of Fire

This baby girl was delivered by Dublin firefighters this morning

Aug 3rd 2015, 11:25 AM 28,650 Views 26 Comments

Baby Eva’s parents will have a good story to tell her when she’s older.

# ambulance - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Ambulances are needed for 17 choking incidents every week
# Childcare
# Childcare

Ambulances are needed for 17 choking incidents every week

May 21st 2015, 6:05 AM 8,491 Views 8 Comments

A TD wants to ensure that all childcare staff can deal with such incidents.