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Ambulance Response Times Described As Cause For Concern

New figures show on 123 occasions so far this year, it has taken an ambulance at least an hour to arrive at a life-threatening emergency.

Details released under the Freedom of Information Act, shows 2 cases here in Wicklow, however 26 of the cases were in Wexford, with an average delay time of around 1 hour and 20 minutes.
in the worst case this year, it took nearly four hours for an ambulance to attend to an urgent call in Mayo.
Health guidelines say an ambulance should arrive at life-threatening emergencies in less than 19 minutes in 80 percent of cases

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