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Emergency responses way off eight minute target

HSE West ambulance crews are still a long way off meeting the response time of eight minutes to life-threatening emergency calls. In the first five months of 2013 only 28 per cent of emergency calls were responded to within the eight minute time frame as set out by the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) in 2011.

Only twenty eight per cent of HSE West emergency responses met eight minute target

HSE West ambulance crews are still a long way off meeting the response time of eight minutes to life-threatening emergency calls. In the first five months of 2013 only 28 per cent of emergency calls were responded to within the eight minute time frame as set out by the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) in 2011.

Ambulance being used to spread the message about stroke deaths

An ambulance in Galway is doubling up as a mobile billboard as part of an initiative aimed at reducing stroke deaths.

Galway ambulance acts as billboard for FAST stroke campaign

As part of the Act FAST campaign - which aims to raise public alertness of stroke symptoms - an emergency ambulance in Galway will be doubling up as a mobile billboard. In addition to the regular functions of the vehicle, selected ambulances in Galway, Donegal, Roscommon, and Limerick will be used to display and promote the Irish Heart Foundation’s Act FAST campaign on a billboard attached to it.

Air ambulance service flies first patient to UHG

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A woman injured in a farm accident in Co Roscommon was the first person to be treated by the emergency air ambulance service which began operations on Monday.

HSE emergency service staff deal with simulated mass casualty situation in Ballinasloe

Almost 50 local emergency service staff took part in a major emergency exercise organised by the national ambulance service in Ballinasloe recently.

Don’t panic — Ambulance service to hold major emergency exercise

The HSE West ambulance service will hold a major emergency exercise in Ballinasloe tomorrow (Thursday) at 6pm.

 

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