The HSE pays Dublin City Council more than €9 million per year to provide Dublin’s emergency ambulance service, from a budget of €134 million for the national ambulance service.

A review of emergency ambulance services in Dublin, looking at patient care and value for money, is to be conducted by Dublin City Council and the (...)

An ambulance arrives bringing a patient to medical staff working in a hospital’s accident and emergency department. Photograph: Alan Betson

A motion of no confidence in the National Ambulance Service management has been unanimously passed at a meeting of paramedics (...)

Martin Dunne  said: ‘We’ve updated all our mapping systems and are continuing to update them to the latest available.’

The director of the National Ambulance Service has expressed confidence that new mapping technology will prevent a repeat of an incident earlier this (...)

Dr James Reilly: has accepted the findings of the review of the pilot Emergency Aeromedical Service.

A review of a pilot air ambulance scheme that began in June 2012 has confirmed the need for a permanent service in Ireland.The Minister for Health has(...)

The crews of Medevac 112 have completed more than 260 missions since the scheme was launched. The Irish Coast Guard has carried out in excess of 40 missions on behalf of the EAS because it was better placed to respond in terms of location and flying times. Photograph:Bryan O’Brien

No decision has yet been made on the future of the HSE’s air ambulance service which is nearing the end of its 12-month trial.The pilot Emergency Aero(...)

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