Entries by Joe Heneghan

A Running Marathon Miracle

https://chat.whatsapp.com/AmbulanceToday Exactly one year ago, Shachar David (46) from Dimona was running in the Dead Sea Marathon, when his heart stopped beating, and he collapsed mid-race. One of the participants in the marathon who happened to run next to him, was Meir Furmanski from Jerusalem, who volunteers as an EMT at Magen David Adom. He […]

EMT Couple: Rescuing Lives Together Brings Us Together

https://chat.whatsapp.com/AmbulanceToday Tom and Nechama Eisenman live together with their three children in Beit Shemesh and are often busy as ever racing to people’s aid either by ambucycle or with their own private vehicle as volunteers for United Hatzalah. On a recent Friday afternoon, Tom was busy with Shabbat preparations when he was alerted to a […]

Senior Health Officials From Costa Rica Visit Magen David Adom

https://chat.whatsapp.com/AmbulanceToday The President of the Costa Rican Social Security Fund, Dr. Román Macaya Hayes, the Israeli Ambassador to Costa Rica, H.E Amir Ofek, Costa Rica’s Honorary Consul in Israel, Mr. Natan Aluf and other senior health officials from costa Rica visited Magen David Adom on Sunday February 9th to meet with MDA’s own senior officials. As […]

Comic Strips To Combat The Bullies

https://chat.whatsapp.com/AmbulanceToday February is LGBT History Month and the Welsh Ambulance Service has enlisted the help of a talented comic book artist to help in the celebration. David Llewelyn, founder of Red Dyfi Dragon Comics, has created a series of characters and comic strips which sensitively address issues such as bullying, hate crime and assault on […]

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal Visits Redhill Aerodrome Marking 30 Years of Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex

https://chat.whatsapp.com/AmbulanceToday Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visited Redhill Aerodrome on Tuesday (4th February 2020) to meet the Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex (AAKSS) team and view the new technology and training facilities that will allow the AW169 aircraft to operate in weather conditions where it is currently not possible and the crew to deliver more […]

MDA Extends the Deployment of Defibrillators in the North of Israel

https://chat.whatsapp.com/AmbulanceToday Twelve MDA CPR stands were posted in various communities in the north of the country in the past month, including Yarka, Rameh, Arraba, Yanuh-Jat, Granot HaGalil, Arab al-Aramshe, Sha’ab, Kabul, Peki’in, Deir al-Asad, Kaukab Abu al-Hijaand and  Hurfeish. In addition to a defibrillator, in each stand there are also two EpiPen injectors for life-saving in the […]

New £8m ambulance station for Cardiff will boost productivity

https://chat.whatsapp.com/AmbulanceToday A MULTI-MILLION pound new ambulance station is coming to Cardiff, it was announced today. The Welsh government is investing £8 million in a state-of-the-art facility in the capital’s Pontprennau area, which will be the new home for emergency and non-emergency crews currently based in Blackweir.  Emergency crews will collect their vehicles from the new […]