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#Medical Emergency

# medical-emergency - Monday 26 November, 2018

From The42 Kick-off between Burnley and Newcastle delayed as referee's assessor collapses in tunnel Hospital

Kick-off between Burnley and Newcastle delayed as referee's assessor collapses in tunnel

The game will now kick-off at 8.30pm after a person was taken to hospital on Monday evening.

# medical-emergency - 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.

# medical-emergency - Monday 8 May, 2017

Plane makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport after pensioner dies on board flight

The Delta Airlines flight was en route from Amsterdam to Atlanta, Georgia in the US.

# medical-emergency - Monday 6 June, 2016

'Lack of Dublin hotel rooms' forces flight back to Germany after medical emergency

A female patient on her way to Atlanta is understood to have been taken to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin.

# medical-emergency - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Varadkar refuses to rule out privatisation of air ambulance

Varadkar refuses to rule out privatisation of air ambulance

Since 2012, the Irish Air Corps have helped sick people travel to hospital from all over the country.

# medical-emergency - Sunday 30 November, 2014

The Minister for Health helped out in a medical emergency yesterday

Leo Varadkar spent the day with the National Ambulance Service.

# medical-emergency - Thursday 7 August, 2014

British Airways plane diverted to Dublin over medical emergency

The flight will have been delayed by over 17 hours by the time it leaves Dublin Airport this evening.

# medical-emergency - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Dublin-bound Ryanair flight diverted to Italy after passenger is taken ill

The plane landed in Sicily shortly after take off from Malta after a member of an Irish dancing troupe took ill.

# medical-emergency - Friday 2 November, 2012

Poll: Would you assist in an emergency situation? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you assist in an emergency situation?

Study from NUI Maynooth says 95 per cent of people they surveyed wouldn’t assist in an emergency, mainly out of fear of being sued or lack of practice in first-aid. Would you help out?

# medical-emergency - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

HSE report: ambulances regularly miss targets for response times

Statistics released by James Reilly show that almost half of life-threatening cardiac emergency calls are late in being dispatched.

# medical-emergency - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

People urged to take heart attack symptoms seriously

Only half of people who present themselves in hospital suffering from a heart attack arrive by ambulance says the Irish Heart Foundation, which has urged people to call 999 if they feel unwell.