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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Medical Emergency

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# Medical Emergency
Transatlantic flight diverts to Shannon airport as passenger dies en route to Colombia
Turkish Airlines flight TK-801 was travelling from Istanbul in Turkey to Bogotá, Columbia.
# Medical Emergency
'You can't go on a waiting list for oxygen': WHO concerned about vital supplies at Ukraine hospitals
Dr Mike Ryan has warned something has to change to allow medical resources to reach hospitals.
All time
# Worry
Two Premier League games brought to a halt due to separate medical emergencies
Supporters required attention in the stands.
# 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.
# Location
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
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.
# flight lh 444
'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.
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.
# doctor varadkar
The Minister for Health helped out in a medical emergency yesterday
Leo Varadkar spent the day with the National Ambulance Service.
# Emergency
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 Diversion
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.
# Your Say
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?
# Ambulance
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.
# Heart Attacks
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.