EMS News

COVID 19

Defence Forces Joint Task Force ‘Fortitude’

The Defence Forces response to supportthe civil authorities and principal response agencies throughout the COVD19 pandemic is co-ordinated by a Joint Task Force named ‘Fortitude’, with a staff of circa…

Read More
Defence & Security

Civil Defence commended for its COVID-19 crisis response

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, T.D, speaking at the Civil Defence HQ, paid tribute to the significant contribution of Civil Defence and its volunteers to the national response to COVID-19. Nationally…

Read More
Covid 19/Research

Remdesivir V Covid-19: New data supports it as a treatment

Rhesus macaques with COVID-19 that were given Gilead Sciences‘ remdesivir on the same infusion schedule as that being tested in human clinical trials saw their symptoms improve, researchers reported. Gilead…

Read More
Covid 19/Advice

Stress Control Online

The first session of the HSE’s Stress Control Online is to be repeated again today at 2pm and 8.30pm. There was great feedback from those who participated in this the…

Read More
Covid 19/Research

What Is R0?: Gauging Contagious Infections

Understanding the possibilities R0 is pronounced “R naught.” It’s a mathematical term that indicates how contagious an infectious disease is. It’s also referred to as the reproduction number. As an…

Read More
Covid 19/Education

Dealing with Serotonin Syndrome

Serotonin syndrome also known as Serotonin Toxicity is a potentially life-threatening drug-induced condition caused by increased serotonergic activity in the brain’s synaptic clefts.* Common drugs that cause Serotonin Syndrome Antidepressants: e.g. SSRI,…

Read More
EMS News

Hellfire extinguished

Under a Super Moon Rathfarnham firefighters tonight extinguished a gorse wildfire at the Hellfire Club. If you’re parking remember we need 24/7 access 👀 It’s dry out there. When you’re…

Read More
Covid 19/Technology

New secure communication portal for GPs from Wellola

A collaboration between the HSE and Irish portal firm Wellola has resulted in the launch of a new secure communication portal for GPs and primary care providers. HSE COVID19 Portal…

Read More
Covid 19/Education

COVID-19 Critical Care: Understanding and Application

Learn to manage critical care patients whilst protecting yourself and your peers Edinburgh University have launched an online course aimed at healthcare staff on supporting the those on the frontline working…

Read More
COVID 19

TRIAGE TRENT LOGISTICS

Triage and treatment tents have become ubiquitous in the current pandemic, improving throughput and keeping infectious but relatively well patients outside of the hospital. Emergency physician Josh Bucher, assistant professor…

Read More
Covid 19/Education

Emergency Prioritisation tools and their effectiveness

In recently published research involving professionals from across the Canadian emergency medical spectrum, they outline their finding on the tools available to prioritise patients. Waiting lists should be managed as…

Read More
COVID 19

How will the COVID-19 Crisis End?

One of the questions most people ask is how is this going to end? Ed Yong of the Atlantic outlines the steps that need to be taken. Three months ago,…

Read More
COVID 19/World News

Top Chinese Scientist: Not Wearing Masks-‘a big mistake’

George Gao, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Read More
COVID 19

Infection Trajectory: See Which Countries are Flattening Their COVID-19 Curve

NOTE: This chart updates daily with new data. Also, the search button in the lower–left corner allows filtering of specific countries. At the outset of 2020, the world looked on…

Read More
Covid 19/Business

Safeguarding our lives and our livelihoods

In a thought-provoking article, expert contributors to global consultancy firm McKinsey & Co outline the urgency to win the battle with Covid-19 Everything has changed. Just a few weeks ago, all…

Read More
Covid 19/Advice

BE ON CALL – HSE OVERWHELMED

Over 50,000 people have contacted the HSE to be ‘On Call for Ireland’ over the last three days after the national health body called on those former health staff who…

Read More
EMS News

National Pandemic Influenza Plan

This National Pandemic Influenza Plan is based on eight core elements: communications strategy telephone hotline outlining the responsibilities of the public surveillance antiviral drugs pandemic vaccine reorganisation of health services…

Read More
COVID 19/World News

COVID-19 CRISIS RESPONSE HANDBOOK

The Official Emergency Services Crisis Response Handbook will contain information on: 1. Getting ready: Emergency preparedness and crisis response.  2. Protecting and empowering: community-based protection; protection interventions, specific needs, legal standards and…

Read More
EMS News

Covid 19- Latest updates

The latest figures shown last night confirmed that there are 40 new cases of Covid-19 diagnosed in Ireland, bringing the number of confirmed cases to 169 . Of the new cases…

Read More
EMS News

Limerick City and County Council and An Garda Síochána combine to provide new bus for Limerick

Limerick City and County Council in partnership with An Garda Síochána plan to launch a new 15 seater mini bus that will serve all sections of the community across the…

Read More

Page 2 of 7

Login

Welcome! Login in to your account

Remember me Lost your password?

Lost Password

WP Twitter Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com