Dr Cathal O’Donnell said he was confident that there would no repeat of what had happened when the ambulance control centre at Cork University Hospital stood down an ambulance which was due to be despatched for 23-month-old Vakaris Martinaitis. Photograph: Alan Betson

The medical director of the National Ambulance Service has given a guarantee that there will be no repeat of a situation where it failed to send an am(...)

Auske and Vidas Martinaitis pictured at the inquest into the death of their 2yr old son Vakaris Martinaitis, in Cork City Coroner’s court.Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Cork Courts Limited

A jury has returned a verdict of accidental death in the case of a toddler who died after falling from an upstairs window.It also urged the HSE to pub(...)

An ambulance due to be dispatched to an injured toddler who fell from an upstairs window was stood down because the controller dealing with the 999 call believed the child had suffered a simple fall  in a garden. Photograph: Alan Betson.

An ambulance due to be dispatched to an injured toddler who fell from an upstairs window was stood down because the controller dealing with the 999 ca(...)

An ambulance was initially dispatched to attend to a child who had fallen from a window in Midleton, Co Cork, last week but was stood down minutes later

An ambulance was initially dispatched to attend to a child who had fallen from a wind(...)

A Health Service Executive has investigation is under way after a man told how he had to drive a seriously injured boy to hospital after the ch(...)