IN MEMORIAM: DECLAN BRYAN DOMINIC HENEGHAN (1965-2018)

It is with great sadness that staff at UNISON heard of the sudden and untimely death of Declan Heneghan on 28 November 2018. UNISON and Ambulance Today have worked together closely for many years updating ambulance staff across the sector…

A sudden change

It is with great sadness that I find myself writing my first editor’s column for Ambulance Today. And I find myself at a loss for words as to where, or how I should begin. My father would never have had this problem: it did not matter what…

IAED Releases Version 7.0 of Emergency Fire Protocol

The International Academies of Emergency Dispatch® (IAED™) Fire Council of Standards has approved the release of an updated version of the Fire Priority Dispatch System™ (FPDS®). FPDS version 7.0 includes significant changes and new…

Vigilant Solutions Enters the Body Worn Camera Market

LIVERMORE, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 4, 2018 - Vigilant Solutions - an AI and data analytics company that provides technology to public safety - today announced it has entered the body worn camera market by acquiring Edesix Ltd, a global…

Ambulance service wins double gold at CIPR awards

Celebrations all round for North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) as their communications team was presented with two gold awards at the CIPR PRide Awards 2018 for their Make the Right Call and Hero Next Door campaigns. Winter campaign,…