Ambulance service representative body concerned at rate of vehicle breakdowns

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The National Ambulance Service Representative Association says it is concerned at the increasing number of reported ambulance breakdowns throughout the country.

In the most recent incident,the rear wheels of an ambulance transporting four staff and a patient on life support from Donegal to Galway fell off

The ambulance has 412,000 kilometers on the clock.

NASRA National Chairman, Michael Dixon said it is time for significant investment by government to address the issue adding that it’s only a matter of time before one of these events will seriously impact on a patient outcome…………..