UNITE calls for frontline staff input into HIQA’s Ambulance service investigation

first_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Google+ Facebook Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Previous articleContracts signed for 8 million euro Primary Care Centre in BallyshannonNext articleHarps start pre-season in Inishowen News Highland The UNITE trade union is calling for the inclusion of frontline staff input in a HIQA investigation into ambulance response times.The investigation comes in the wake of several high-profile incidents where ambulances have failed to come to the assistance of seriously ill patients within the recommended response times.They include the case of Carndonagh woman Maura Porter, who waited almost an hour for an ambulance after a crash on December 30th. She subsequently died from her injuries.Willie Quigley of UNITE says it’s the ambulance staff who can provide answers to the problems:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/uniteAMBU3pm.mp3[/podcast] Google+ WhatsApp By News Highland – January 20, 2014 Pinterestcenter_img UNITE calls for frontline staff input into HIQA’s Ambulance service investigation Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey News WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Pinterest Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Twitter Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad alsolast_img read more