Frontline News

  • Laois Gets Ready for World Rescue Challenge in South Africa!

    Best of luck to Laois Fire & Rescue Service at this year’s World Rescue Challenge in Cape Town on 20-27 October, with the South African Medical Rescue Organisation (SAMRO) having won the bid to host the 2018 challenge for frontline emergency services worldwide. ‘Emergency Services Ireland’ would like to wish Laois FRS (Fire & Rescue Service) ... Continue Reading →

  • Irish College of Paramedics To Host Scientific Sympoisum

    The Irish College of Paramedics will host a scientific symposium on Saturday 15 September, in association with the College of Medicine and Health at University College Cork, in Brookfield Health Science Complex, College Road, Cork. The following speakers from Ireland and abroad will address a range of topics relevant to paramedics and pre-hospital care practitioners: Prof Shane ... Continue Reading →

  • The Helix To Host European Cyber Threat Summit 2018

    The European Cyber Threat Summit, which returns to The Helix in DCU on 24 October, will focus on issues such as BREXIT, the General Data Protection Regulation and the European Directive on Network Information Security. Expert speakers from all corners of the globe will descend on The Helix in Dublin with the most current and up-to-date ... Continue Reading →

In the Spotlight

RAPID RESPONSE NETWORK SERVING THE COMMUNITIES (ISSUE 60)

Having created a network of over 200 volunteer doctors to respond to life-threatening emergencies in communities throughout Ireland since 2008, the Irish Community Rapid Response now plans to recruit more medics over the next five years.

NEW DRONE SOFTWARE PROVIDES SOLUTIONS IN SEARCH & RESCUE (ISSUE 60)

DroneSAR has become the first company in the world to develop software that can turn a commercial drone into a search-and-rescue platform, which the Irish start-up aims will make a vital difference to first responders during SAR operations.

THE THIRD SERIES OF STORIES BEHIND THE SIRENS (ISSUE 60)

Returning to our screens this year for a third series, TV3’s ‘Paramedics’ yet again went behind the scenes with the HSE National Ambulance Service, to give viewers a keen insight into the hectic routine of Ireland’s frontline emergency medical service.