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Kyne demands air ambulance service be made permanent

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The air ambulance service is vital for the west of Ireland, providing support for patients where ambulance times by road are longer, and it is now essential the service be made permanent.

Fifty new paramedic posts announced for the west region

Fifty new paramedics posts are to be provided in the west of Ireland, staffing ambulance stations at Tuam and Mulranny, and be included in regular rostering.

Rural lives are important too - Naughten

Deputy Denis Naughten has demanded that ambulance service management not “throw in the towel on rural Ireland on foot of a flawed ambulance capacity review”.

‘Fairly damning’ report on Mulranny ambulance blackspot

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A report labelling Mulranny an “ambulance blackspot” has been described by a county councillor Lisa Chambers as “fairly damning”.

999 overused in Westmeath - except on Tuesdays

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Nearly two out of every three 999 calls in Westmeath are unnecessary, and could have been dealt with without an ambulance.

Response times to emergency calls to be improved in Mayo

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The HSE’s National Ambulance Service (NAS) has introduced three new intermediate care ambulances in Castlebar as part of its commitment to develop and improve response times to life threatening emergency calls in Mayo. The introduction of the intermediate care ambulance service is a central part of the improvement of response times for the ambulance service in the county.

Galway University Hospitals leading the way in coronary care procedure

More than 50 heart attack patients have been transferred by helicopter to Galway University Hospitals (GUH) in the past six months.

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 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.

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