Only one ambulance serving the entire Inishowen peninsula on a 24/7 basis

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It has been claimed the ambulance service in the Inishowen area is inadequate with only one ambulance serving the entire peninsula on a 24/7 basis.

There have been numerous reports of long periods of time for a call out in the event of an emergency and the consequent time it takes for patients to be transferred to hospital.

Councillor Martin McDermott is calling for a second fulltime ambulance to be put in place saying it’s vital for an area as big as Inishowen: