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17 January 2024Industrial Action 18 January 2024

On Thursday 18 January 2024 at 00:01, as part of wider...

15 January 2024HSC Chief Executives’ Statement re Industrial Action on Thursday 18 January

We are deeply concerned that the planned industrial action on Thursday...

25 October 2023Northern Ireland Ambulance Service Statement regarding Creeslough Tragedy

The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service has been made aware of recent...

17 October 2023HSCNI Chief Executive’s Letter to SoS

Dear Secretary of State, We are writing collectively as Chief Executives...

12 October 2023NI set to get additional paramedics

The Department of Health has given the go-ahead to the Northern...

28 September 2023NI Emergency Department Heroes & Ambulance All-Stars in friendly football match for charity

Emergency Department staff from across Northern Ireland along with Northern Ireland...

24 May 2023RCN Prince of Wales Cadet Scheme launched in Northern Ireland – Press Release

The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service (NIAS) and the Royal College of...

15 August 2018Northern Ireland Paramedics get formal recognition as Allied Health Professionals (AHP)

Paramedics have been formally recognised as members of the Allied Health...

21 May 2018Assaults on Ambulance Staff Continue

There are over 400 assaults on staff from the Northern Ireland...

30 March 2018NIAS welcomes EU investment of €1.1 million in Community Paramedic Services

Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and Scotland to benefit from Community...

30 November 2017Crew Assaulted by Patient on 999 Call

The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service responded to a medical emergency in...

21 April 2017Ambulance Crew Assaulted While Attending Patient

An ambulance crew was assaulted in Trillick last night by a...

09 September 2016NIAS Goes Green

The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service is changing its uniform for the...

07 June 2016Man & 2 Children Struck by Lightning

The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service is urging caution following an incident...

19 August 2015Ambulances Involved in 2 Separate RTC’s While on 999 Calls

Ambulances have been involved in two separate Road Traffic Collisions this...

24 July 2015Paramedic assaulted by casualty at RTC in Antrim

A paramedic with the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service has been assaulted...

29 June 2015Ambulance crew assaulted attending call in Cookstown

An ambulance crew was assaulted and vehicle damaged as they attended...

07 May 2015NIAS Chief Executive praises staff for commitment on day of action

The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service was subject to industrial action on...

24 April 2015NIAS advice to the public ahead of industrial action

The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service is facing more than two weeks...

13 March 2015Press Statement Issued jointly on behalf of NIAS Trust and Trade Unions

Ref: Industrial Action 13 March 2015   The Northern Ireland Ambulance...