Health Archives - Councillor Derek Mitchell

Ambulance Service response times concerns

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20th February 2014 Following the transfer of A & E facilities from Loughlinstown to St. Vincents I had some concerns about ambulance response times. I met with the Managers of the ambulance service in Baltinglass and they gave reasonable assurance about the service saying the budget had been increased in recent years with much preliminary diagnosis taking place when the emergency call is made and by paramedics. A large amount of training has been undertaken for this. For some months an Advanced Paramedic and Car have been stationed, on a…

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