Rescue 118 praised for swift medical evacuation on Arranmore

first_img By News Highland – August 26, 2019 Pinterest Community Enhancement Programme open for applications AudioHomepage BannerNews Pinterest Facebook Facebook Twitter Previous articleHopes first sod on Sliabh Liag Distillery turned this yearNext article20 people awaiting in-patient beds at LUH News Highland Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+center_img Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further WhatsApp Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA WhatsApp Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Google+ Emergency personnel attached to the rescue 118 helicopter have been praised for their swift response to an incident on Arranmore Island at the weekend. It’s understood that a person fell ill on the island on Friday night and the helicopter arrived within minutes to carry out a medical evacuation.The individual was then taken to Letterkenny University Hospital for further treatment.Island Spokesperson Jerry Early says it’s a vital service to the community and a comfort to know that they are readily available when necessary:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/jerrygfyhggfhgfhelcopter.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Twitter Rescue 118 praised for swift medical evacuation on Arranmorelast_img read more