Hopes for improved ambulance cover in West Tyrone

first_img Facebook Hopes for improved ambulance cover in West Tyrone By News Highland – February 9, 2019 Facebook Twitter Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 WhatsApp Previous articleAppeal for witnesses following paramilitary-style shooting in DerryNext articleFigures show sharp fall in Council’s house acquisition News Highland AudioHomepage BannerNewscenter_img Google+ Pinterest Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Pinterest DL Debate – 24/05/21 Harps come back to win in Waterford Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction West Tyrone MP Órfhlaith Begley isd hopeful of improved ambulance cover in the Western Trust Area after she met this week with the Chief Executive of the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service.She sought the meeting after it emerged that staffing has been an issue in recent years, with emergency ambulance cover as low as 60% of what it should be at times, particularly over the Christmas break.She says this impacts on response times, and welcomed indications that extra staff are coming on stream.She and party colleagues plan to meet with Department of Health officials to ensure funding is not an issue:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/orlafgfdfgdfgWEB.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Twitter News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24thlast_img read more