Helicopter EMS in Cork: a paramedicine perspective

Shane Knox

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.32378/ijp.v3i2.113


The intent of this commentary is to provide a paramedicine perspective on the new helicopter EMS service in the Southern region of Ireland, covering mainly Cork and Kerry. The recent discussions regarding the crew composition of the proposed Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) in Cork require comment from paramedicine. Whilst we respect the opinion of other professions we feel it is important to provide an Irish perspective on behalf of members of the Irish College of Paramedics - Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) Paramedics, and Advanced Paramedics (APs).


parmedic; paramedicine; HEMS; flight paramedic

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.32378/ijp.v3i2.113


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