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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 response times to life-threatening conditions improving but still not on target

Thirty six per cent of emergency calls for cardiac arrests and other life threatening conditions are reached by ambulance crews within eight minutes in the HSE West area according to Paudie O’Riordan, area operations manager west, National Ambulance Service.

Ambulance response times to life-threatening conditions improving but still not on target

Thirty six per cent of emergency calls for cardiac arrests and other life threatening conditions are reached by ambulance crews within eight minutes in the HSE West area according to Paudie O’Riordan, area operations manager west, National Ambulance Service.

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.

Mayo cardiac patients being deprived of best opportunity of surviving — coroner

Coroner for south Mayo John O’Dwyer commented this week that patients in Mayo who have a heart attack may not have the best opportunity for survival given the short time frame they have to get to the cardiac unit at University Hospital Galway.

Autumn offers with Irish Ambulance Training Institute

The Irish Ambulance Training Institute, located in Ballybrit, Galway, is accommodating a range of new courses over the coming months for those with a keen interest in pursing a profession in the medical sector. This award winning institute boasts an impressive history of reputable courses which educated students in the fields of first aid and emergency care. There is also an extensive range of FETAC courses available for those intent on seeking employment as a healthcare assistant.

Autumn offers from the Irish Ambulance Training Institute

The Irish Ambulance Training Institute, the award winning national training institute headquartered in Ballybrit, Galway, is offering a wide range of courses over the coming months to those who wish to pursue a career in the healthcare sector.

Autumn offers with the Irish Ambulance Training Institute

The Irish Ambulance Training Institute, an award winning national training institute headquartered in Ballybrit, Galway, is offering a wide range of courses over the coming months to those who wish to pursue a career in the healthcare sector. The institute has a long history of delivering courses in the first aid and emergency care fields and also offers an expansive range of FETAC accredited courses for those working as or seeking employment as healthcare assistants. The institute is offering the most comprehensive range of healthcare training courses available nationwide.

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.

 

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