Entries by Joe Heneghan

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 […]

Survival Rate in London for Cardiac Arrests That Happen Away from Hospitals Reaches All-Time High

https://chat.whatsapp.com/AmbulanceToday The proportion of people surviving a cardiac arrest that happens outside of a hospital setting has reached its highest level of 10.8 per cent — twice the rate it was a decade ago. Figures published by London Ambulance Service also show that when a Public Access Defibrillator (PAD) was used by a bystander and […]

Family Thank Lifesavers After Dad’s Heart Stops

https://chat.whatsapp.com/AmbulanceToday A father of three and his family have been reunited with the South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) team and hotel staff who saved his life when his heart stopped beating. Carl Botham, 53, collapsed and stopped breathing at the Swindon Marriott Hotel. Staff realised he needed urgent treatment, so they called […]

Mobile mental health unit expands London-wide to help improve care for patients

https://chat.whatsapp.com/AmbulanceToday A pioneering scheme that pairs up mental health professionals with medics in response cars to ensure those with mental health needs get the right treatment is helping ease pressure on the NHS this winter. For 13 weeks, five cars staffed by mental health nurses from NHS trusts around the capital and paramedics from London […]

New Lifesaving ATV to Aid Gush Shiloh Residents

https://chat.whatsapp.com/AmbulanceToday United Hatzalah of Israel dedicated its newest all-terrain vehicle (ATV) to serve the residents of the Gush Shiloh area, which is the next step in fulfilling their promise to add more lifesaving vehicles and first responders to Judea and Samaria. The dedication ceremony took place on Monday in the town of Adei Ad, slightly […]

A Young Girl’s Dream

https://chat.whatsapp.com/AmbulanceToday Less than two years ago Maya Reooveny (10) of Gedera, sadly lost her little sister, Inbar, who was herself just 6 and a half years old. At the beginning of the school year, Maya joined the “Tayeset” (squadron) program to develop and adopt leadership among youth of the The Ramon Foundation. With their help, […]

St John Ambulance Joins the Independent Ambulance Association

https://chat.whatsapp.com/AmbulanceToday The Independent Ambulance Association is pleased to welcome newest addition as St John Ambulance joins the IAA, having passed all vetting and background checks required for membership, including the requirements of the Care Quality Commission. St John Ambulance is assessed against the same criteria as UK Ambulance Trusts by the Care Quality Commission, including the […]