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Launch of Northern Ireland Helicopter Emergency Medical Service

Posted: 03.08.2017

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The College of Paramedics welcomes the launch of the emergency helicopter service in Northern Ireland.

The Northern Ireland Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (NIHEMS) is a partnership between Air Ambulance Northern Ireland and the Northern Ireland ambulance Service, supported by consultant grade Doctors from other Northern Ireland Health Trusts.  This is similar to other helicopter emergency services throughout the UK, which are crewed by doctors and paramedics.

The College of Paramedics welcomes all initiatives that aim to provide better services for patients and welcomes this vital emergency service that will result in many patients who may have life-threatening illnesses or injuries, responded to quickly and transported to the most appropriate hospital for further specialist.

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Great news. Well over due

Added by: DavyPi on: 11.08.2017

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