Ambulance personnel associated with the PNA (Psychiatric Nurses Association) complete their the second day of strike action. Around 500 ambulance personnel are picketing at locations across the country today, as they demand the HSE to recognise the union of their choice.
Two further strike days are planned, for February 28 and March 1
Martin Dunne, Director of the HSE National Ambulance Service and Minister for Health Simon Harris (middle pic) review some of the 91 vehicles the National Ambulance Service has introduced into its services during 2017.
They include a range of energy efficient emergency care vehicles, including solar panelled ambulances.