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Local Sinn Féin Deputy, Claire Kerrane, has said the government’s failure to support ambulance services and paramedics is putting lives at risk.
Mayo Sinn Féin TD, Rose Conway-Walsh has called on the government to urgently publish a multi-annual capacity and workforce plan to meet the needs of patients and improve the ability of the National Ambulance Service to save lives.
Lifeline Ambulance Service Education (LASE) is a unique educational body delivering education in the pre-hospital environment.
The mismanagement of the ambulance service in Athlone needs urgent rectification, according to local Fine Gael Councillor, John Dolan.
The fact that the new air ambulance service based in County Cork has already responded to 45 emergencies in its first thirty days of operation clearly justifies the need for the establishment of the service to take pressure off the air ambulance based in Athlone, according to Denis Naughten TD.
Confirmation that a second air ambulance, based in County Cork, has become operational will allow Athlone service respond to more local emergencies, according to Deputy Denis Naughten.
How can we speak coherently about Galway's health services at a time where our media's daily diet is composed of negative stories concerning Government failure to properly ensure medical care for its own citizens?
Anyone at any time can come upon someone having a heart attack or choking. Wouldn’t it be great if you could help someone survive such a life threatening situation? CPR and AED (automated external defibrillator) are indispensable and essential life skills. CPR, and using an AED, can be critical elements in the chain of survival when someone has a heart attack. The AED (or defibrillator as it is more commonly known) shocks the heart back into a normal rhythm.
Minister of State at the Department of Health, Finian McGrath, told the Seanad this week that careful consideration needs to be given on whether a full-time air ambulance based out of Custume Barracks is the best use of limited resources.