Trauma Queen is no ordinary ambulance, it’s a transforming Ambulance, looks like an ambulance from the outside, but comes apart to turn into an A/E Department on the inside. St Patrick’s day was the test run for her. The whole idea came from local Drogheda man Ken O’Heiligh, who was the brains and foreman behind the idea and its design.
In Drogheda the St Patrick’s day theme for the Parade was Laurence’s Gate goes green. We have all heard the people of the Town that they want the gate closed as it is over 700yrs old and being… Continue reading
St John Ambulance Ireland expresses its condolences to our colleagues in the Coast Guard community on today’s accident off Mayo/Sligo and the tragic loss of life. We offer our sympathies and prayers at this time
After a break of 20 years, St John Ambulance has returned to the West of Ireland. An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD, attended the official launch of the Mayo Division of St John Ambulance on Saturday 4th February.
Led by Michael Corrigan, the new division in Mayo has a well trained and enthusiastic membership and has already become an important service in the local community and surrounding counties.
St John Ambulance Commissioner John Hughes officially launched the new division at a ceremony held in the Breaffy House Hotel, Castlebar. The event was attended by a… Continue reading
St John Ambulance Ireland expresses the sympathies of members, past and present, to Ann and the Tanner family on the death of Arthur, whose funeral took place this morning.
Prof. Tanner worked alongside St John Ambulance Ireland in Donnybrook Stadium and, later, the RDS, in his role as Leinster Rugby’s team doctor.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.
Well done to Cork City Division member Ciara O’Callaghan who assisted an elderly gentleman on Christmas Eve while at work in Cork City Centre.
Ciara O’Callaghan, a member of the division for the last three years, drew on her CPR and defibrillator training when a member of the public came in to see if anyone knew CPR.
Having realised that the gentleman’s heart had stopped Ciara began CPR and deployed a nearby public automated external defibrillator (AED), delivering two shocks before the arrival of the ambulance service. The gentleman is now recovering well in hospital.
CPR is a skill… Continue reading
Glanmire Division is pleased to announce that an adult community first aid course will begin on 20th February 2017, running for 7 weeks on Monday evenings from 7.30pm to 9.30pm.
The course will be held in St John Glanmire’s premises at Glanmire Industrial Estate, Sallybrook.
Topics covered include;
- Managing Incidents
- Resuscitation/CPR including AED
- Patient Examination
- Miscellaneous Injuries
- Priorities of First Aid
- Control of Bleeding
- Wounds & Dressings
- Heart Attacks
- Burns & Scalds
The cost of this course is €100.
To book a place, email firstname.lastname@example.org with your… Continue reading