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  • RESCUE ORGANISATION IRELAND ROLLS OUT CPC TRAINING

    RESCUE ORGANISATION IRELAND ROLLS OUT CPC TRAININGRescue Organisation Ireland is rolling out a number of CPC Training Days to different parts of the country throughout the year, in order to allow as many emergency services personnel as possible to participate. Rescue Organisation Ireland’s CPC Training Days offer both theoretical and practical road traffic collision (RTC) and trauma training. “The RTC and ... Continue Reading →

  • KEEPING TRACK WITH NEW SEARCH AND RESCUE APP

    KEEPING TRACK WITH NEW SEARCH AND RESCUE APPA new search and rescue tracking application, which features emergency alerting, activity tracking and health monitoring has been launched by SafeTrx, the marine tracking and alerting technologies suite built by 8 West Consulting. The new SafeTrx app, which was unveiled at the recent World Maritime Rescue Congress in Vancouver, is due for commercial launch at ... Continue Reading →

  • WEST OF IRELAND’S FIRST PALLIATIVE CARE UNIT OPENS IN LATE JUNE

    WEST OF IRELAND'S FIRST PALLIATIVE CARE UNIT OPENS IN LATE JUNEMayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation is due to open the West of Ireland’s first state-of-the-art palliative care unit in Castlebar, Co. Mayo in late June, with a second similar unit due to open in Roscommon in 2021. Both units in Castlebar and Roscommon Town are being built completely from fund-raised revenue, according to Martina Jennings, CEO of ... Continue Reading →

In the Spotlight

WOMEN IN THE FIRE SERVICE NETWORKING IN IRELAND (ISSUE 62)

The Women’s Fire Service Network in Ireland was launched at the Chief Fire Officers’ Association Annual Conference 2019,  where integration and improved gender balance within the fire service were the central themes high on the agenda at this year's event in Monaghan.  

BLOOD BIKER ROLLS OUT HIDDEN HEROES AWARDS 2019 (ISSUE 62)

This year’s Hidden Heroes Awards, which are now open for nominations, were launched recently by a motorcyclist who is a previous recipient of the award in recognition of his voluntary efforts in delivering emergency blood supplies to hospitals, hospices and other medical facilities free of charge.

IRELAND LEADS THE WAY IN EUROPE ON ROAD SAFETY (ISSUE 62)

Ireland has won this year’s European Transport Safety Council’s Road Safety Performance Index award, for its drive to cut down on road deaths through a strategic multi-agency approach put in place by the Irish Government to tackle the problem.