Blaney unhappy with HSE response to ambulance controversey

first_img Blaney unhappy with HSE response to ambulance controversey 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Google+ Pinterest 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Pinterest WhatsApp News Google+center_img Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry WhatsApp Twitter By News Highland – November 28, 2012 Twitter Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Facebook Previous articleTwo still being questioned in connection with Ronan Kerr murderNext articleCarndonagh and Milford RDF closures won’t be reversed – Minister News Highland Facebook One of Donegal’s representatives on the HSE West Regional Health Forum says he is not satisfied with a HSE reponse to the case of a Donegal mother who had to drive her son to hospital while a paramedic worked on him in the back of the family car.An ambulance was called out by the mother – but it was only staffed by one paramedic because another had phoned in sick.The HSE says the incident occured only 5 minutes from the hospital and that a clinical decision was taken to transport the patient in the family car rather than wait on another ambulance which was on route.The issue came up for discussion at last evening’s forum, with Donegal representative Councillor Liam Blaney saying the initial response he received is not satisfactory………….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/blany1pm.mp3[/podcast]last_img read more