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# nas - Wednesday 5 January, 2022

Unvaccinated ambulance service staff redeployed away from frontline duties
# Emergency Services
# Emergency Services

Unvaccinated ambulance service staff redeployed away from frontline duties

Jan 5th 2022, 5:12 PM 49,347 Views 92 Comments

At least six members in the west were moved from frontline duties in the last week.

# nas - Thursday 4 November, 2021

HSE postpones recruitment of paramedic supervisors to investigate claims of 'rigged' process
# On Hold
# On Hold

HSE postpones recruitment of paramedic supervisors to investigate claims of 'rigged' process

Nov 4th 2021, 12:05 AM 28,874 Views 0 Comments
  • The HSE received letters claiming some candidates received interview questions in advance, writes Garreth MacNamee.
  • The recruitment process has been paused to allow for an investigation.
  • An external review is being carried out.

# nas - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Beyoncé's been caught rapid liking a shady tweet about Kanye
# Everything Is Not Love
From The Daily Edge
# Everything Is Not Love

Beyoncé's been caught rapid liking a shady tweet about Kanye

Jun 20th 2018, 2:19 PM 7,235 Views 0 Comments

Did you finger slip, hun?

# nas - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Paramedics say new lunch arrangements 'show no regard for them'
# LUNCH TIME
# LUNCH TIME

Paramedics say new lunch arrangements 'show no regard for them'

Nov 16th 2017, 6:01 AM 32,823 Views 61 Comments

“These rules would not be tolerated in any other section of the workforce.”

# nas - Thursday 24 August, 2017

92 on-duty ambulances involved in road 'incidents' so far this year
# Parliamentary Question
# Parliamentary Question

92 on-duty ambulances involved in road 'incidents' so far this year

Aug 24th 2017, 6:01 AM 8,477 Views 18 Comments

Since 2010, 892 incidents have happened on Irish roads involving National Ambulance Service vehicles.

# nas - 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 14,347 Views 32 Comments

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

# nas - 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 18,323 Views 102 Comments

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

# nas - Saturday 24 October, 2015

No serious injuries after Luas and car crash in Inchicore
# Suir Road
# Suir Road

No serious injuries after Luas and car crash in Inchicore

Oct 24th 2015, 7:27 AM 51,632 Views 50 Comments

A dozen people were taken to hospital.

# nas - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Latest: Two infants among ten dead in blaze at Dublin halting site
# Carrickmines
# Carrickmines

Latest: Two infants among ten dead in blaze at Dublin halting site

Oct 10th 2015, 7:57 PM 260,486 Views 189 Comments

The fatal fire broke out at a housing unit at around 4am. The senior investigating garda has called it a “terrible tragedy”.

# nas - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Teen in cardiac arrest turned away from Navan hospital and sent to Drogheda
# Emergency
# Emergency

Teen in cardiac arrest turned away from Navan hospital and sent to Drogheda

Jul 1st 2015, 8:00 PM 31,274 Views 42 Comments

Paramedics across the country say they are being forced to travel long distances with critical patients.

# nas - Monday 2 March, 2015

Where you live could determine whether an ambulance gets to you on time
# Life Or Death
# Life Or Death

Where you live could determine whether an ambulance gets to you on time

Mar 2nd 2015, 9:10 AM 22,547 Views 73 Comments

A regional breakdown of response times show success can fluctuate from 95% to just 45% depending on there the call is.

# nas - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Poll: Do you have confidence in our ambulance services?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you have confidence in our ambulance services?

Dec 3rd 2014, 9:10 AM 8,330 Views 54 Comments

A report yesterday criticised response times and the fleet’s age.

# nas - Sunday 30 November, 2014

The Minister for Health helped out in a medical emergency yesterday
# Doctor Varadkar
# Doctor Varadkar

The Minister for Health helped out in a medical emergency yesterday

Nov 30th 2014, 1:21 PM 26,722 Views 51 Comments

Leo Varadkar spent the day with the National Ambulance Service.

# nas - Monday 17 November, 2014

The Air Ambulance completed its 100th journey of 2014 over the weekend
# Air Corps
# Air Corps

The Air Ambulance completed its 100th journey of 2014 over the weekend

Nov 17th 2014, 3:15 PM 9,553 Views 10 Comments

It transferred a patient from Dublin to London.

Paramedic: 'It’s only a matter of time before an ambulance crashes or brakes fail'
# Emergency
# Emergency

Paramedic: 'It’s only a matter of time before an ambulance crashes or brakes fail'

Nov 17th 2014, 7:00 AM 10,134 Views 22 Comments

Thought the HSE says mileage isn’t everything, paramedics are worried about the state of the vehicles they drive every day.

# nas - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Would ambulance crews be ready for a case of Ebola here? Some staff aren't convinced
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Would ambulance crews be ready for a case of Ebola here? Some staff aren't convinced

Nov 11th 2014, 7:00 AM 4,063 Views 6 Comments

Sources say there is widespread concern about the readiness of frontline staff in the ambulance service.

# nas - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Dublin Fire Brigade investigating how a wheel fell off an ambulance while driving
# DFB
# DFB

Dublin Fire Brigade investigating how a wheel fell off an ambulance while driving

Aug 12th 2014, 2:58 PM 10,422 Views 37 Comments

The ambulance was returning to its station, and no patients were on board.

# nas - Monday 21 July, 2014

Two ambulances break down in Louth in 24 hours
# Emergency
# Emergency

Two ambulances break down in Louth in 24 hours

Jul 21st 2014, 11:29 AM 6,200 Views 14 Comments

In one instance it took over an hour to transport a cardiac arrest patient to hospital because of the issue with the vehicle.

# nas - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Strike looms in ambulance service over unsuitable posts
# Emergency
# Emergency

Strike looms in ambulance service over unsuitable posts

Jun 19th 2014, 4:39 PM 8,595 Views 33 Comments

SIPTU members will be balloted on action over the HSE’s failure to implement Labour Court recommendations on staff redeployment.

# nas - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Council stresses that Dublin Fire Brigade ambulance review has not been suspended
# SIPTU
# SIPTU

Council stresses that Dublin Fire Brigade ambulance review has not been suspended

Apr 8th 2014, 8:42 AM 4,941 Views 13 Comments

Instead, the results of the separate National Ambulance Service Review will be taken into account.

# nas - Friday 28 March, 2014

Ambulance service responds to damning Prime Time investigation
# Response Times
# Response Times

Ambulance service responds to damning Prime Time investigation

Mar 28th 2014, 5:54 PM 14,077 Views 42 Comments

The NAS noted that the controversial OVR units were used over 600 times so far this year.

# nas - Friday 7 March, 2014

Review of ambulance call after 40 minute wait for cardiac arrest patient
# Response Times
# Response Times

Review of ambulance call after 40 minute wait for cardiac arrest patient

Mar 7th 2014, 10:55 PM 28,850 Views 126 Comments

The ambulance initially dispatched to the scene in Dublin was diverted en route to a crash on the N11.

# nas - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Cost, quality and scale of ambulance services in Dublin to be reviewed
# Dublin Fire Brigade
# Dublin Fire Brigade

Cost, quality and scale of ambulance services in Dublin to be reviewed

Feb 27th 2014, 4:56 PM 9,071 Views 42 Comments

The service is currently provided by both the Dublin Fire Brigade and the HSE’s National Ambulance service.

# nas - Monday 10 February, 2014

'Serious concerns' about risks for HSE paramedics sent to incidents alone
# Rapid Response
# Rapid Response

'Serious concerns' about risks for HSE paramedics sent to incidents alone

Feb 10th 2014, 6:45 AM 10,594 Views 19 Comments

Figures provided to TheJournal.ie show there were almost 3,500 instances of this in a six month period.

# nas - Thursday 13 June, 2013

World's coolest dad recreates album covers with his son
# Album Dad
From The Daily Edge
# Album Dad

World's coolest dad recreates album covers with his son

Jun 13th 2013, 3:01 PM 2,784 Views 0 Comments

We wish our dad would do this. We wish.