Entries by Joe Heneghan

ALF 2019: Plotting the Future for UK Ambulance Services

https://chat.whatsapp.com/AmbulanceTodayDirect Organised by the Association of Ambulance Chief Executives (AACE), the Ambulance Leadership Forum (ALF) brings together senior managers, international EMS leaders, suppliers and a host of others to address how best to improve ambulance services through new approaches to leadership, management and care. Each year, all involved join forces to share ideas and best […]

Celebrating Purim 2020 in Israel: MDA’s Recommendations For A Safe Holiday

https://chat.whatsapp.com/AmbulanceToday The holiday of Purim is just around the corner, and preparations are well underway. Dressing up as Anna, Elsa, Aladdin, Spider-Man or maybe a Unicorn? What is most important, is that you do it safely and without creating any unnecessary risks. Each year, MDA teams treat numerous injuries, resulting from playing with dangerous toys, […]

WMAS Raises State Of Readiness Due To Record Number Of Flood Warnings

https://chat.whatsapp.com/AmbulanceToday West Midlands Ambulance Service has increased it’s state of readiness in light of the developing situation with flooding now affecting many parts of the Region. Historic levels of rainfall over Wales overnight has resulted in water now coming towards Herefordshire, Shropshire and Worcestershire, though many other parts of the region are also experiencing flooding […]

Welsh Ambulance Service Appoints New Executive Director of Finance and Corporate Resources

https://chat.whatsapp.com/AmbulanceToday The Welsh Ambulance Service has appointed a new Executive Director of Finance and Corporate Resources. Chris Turley has had a 30-year career in finance in NHS Wales, during which time he has served as interim Director of Finance at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and Head of Finance for the NHS Wales Health Collaborative. He […]

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 […]