Dublin ambulance service fine, service outside capital 'needs help'

Dublin ambulance service fine, service outside capital 'needs help'

There has been a call for national integrated system of fire and ambulance services.

It comes as a strategic review carried out in Dublin is slammed by critics saying the HSE needs to worry about services in the rest of the country and not in the capital.

Representatives for the health authority and paramedics went before an Oireachtas Health Committee earlier this week, after it emerged that crucial response targets were being missed.

Chairman of the Irish Fire and Emergency Services Association John Kidd says people living outside Dublin are the most at risk.


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