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New Material Enables 40-Percent Lighter Weight Helmets

DuPont Safety & Construction will launch a new lightweight innovation for tactical helmets, DuPont™ Tensylon® HA120, at Eurosatory, June 11-15, 2018. “DuPont™ Tensylon® HA120 is a new material for helmets that provides maximum…

First Flight Lands At Life-Saving New Helipad

A life-saving helipad which will allow medics to transfer critically-ill patients into Ipswich Hospital’s emergency department (ED) quickly and smoothly has welcomed its first air ambulance. The £250,000 facility has been constructed…

BIOTRONIK Opens Education/Innovation Center in Tokyo

BIOTRONIK today announced the opening of its Education and Innovation Center in Ebisu, Tokyo. The center will provide the latest educational programs and services for medical professionals and respond to the needs of medical practitioners…

NWAS Trials To Give Patients Right Care Closer To Home

A new role focused on providing patients with the right care closer to home is being piloted at North West Ambulance Service. The Urgent Care Practitioners are nurses and paramedics who respond to patients who have called 999 but do not…

Dream Comes True For Terminally ill Jamie

AN INITIATIVE to deliver enhanced care for patients in North Wales closer to home has won a national award. The Welsh Ambulance Service’s Advanced Paramedic Practitioner (APP) pilot scheme was recognised in the Leading for the Future…

WAS Paramedic Initiative Recognised by National Award

AN INITIATIVE to deliver enhanced care for patients in North Wales closer to home has won a national award. The Welsh Ambulance Service’s Advanced Paramedic Practitioner (APP) pilot scheme was recognised in the Leading for the Future…

Ambulance Charity Takes To The Road on Volunteers’ Week

TASC The Ambulance Staff Charity, which supports present and past ambulance staff and their families in need, is to embark on a whistle-stop UK tour as part of Volunteers’ Week 2018. Members of TASC will be busy travelling around the…

Restart a Heart 2018: Organisations Join to Train CPR

London, UK – The fifth annual Restart a Heart campaign is set to unite organisations across the UK and the world as they join together to train as many people as possible in life-saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR.) On and around…

System lets EMTs to use Phone Cameras to see Patients

The GoodSAM App has launched a ground-breaking new feature, ‘Instant on Scene’ which gives emergency services the ability to see patients by sending a simple text message to the caller’s phone. There is nothing to download in order to…

International EMS Flyboys Save Lives in 90 Seconds

Gavy Friedson and Dovi Meyer are two United Hatzalah volunteer responders who currently live abroad. Friedson lives in the United States and works for the organization in the Washington D.C. area as a local representative there. Meyer…

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