Emergency medical services

More Pains than Gains for Organised Labour in Law and Justice’s Poland

The ambulance workers have, in theory, chosen to be freelancers, as they also have the option of taking up permanent employment with the service. In practice though, self-employment tends to be the only offer on the table. For the managers, treating the paramedics like Uber drivers makes sense - it delivers savings and greater flexibility.

PM Citu: Work of ambulance service employees, true act of care and responsibility, example for us all

The work of ambulance service employees represents a true "act of care and responsibility", and they are "an example" for us all, said Prime Minister Florin Citu in a message sent, on Wednesday, on the occasion of the National Ambulance Day in Romania.

Bulgaria: Tin-Can Ambulances Transport Patients without Changing Seat Covers

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted not only the problems in hospital and pre-hospital care in our country, but also enabled fraudsters to profit on the backs of patients. It turns out that in Bulgaria the so-called "tin-can" decrepit cars are found not only among taxis, but also among ambulances.

Arafat: We expect up to 14 emergency dispatches in the country to be fully integrated until year's end

Until the end of the year, a number of 14 emergency dispatches in the country would be fully integrated so that they include, together with the Fire Service and Ambulance, representatives of other services, such as the Police and the Gendarmerie, the head of the Department for Emergency Situations, Raed Arafat, mentioned on Wednesday.

Child, 8, drowns while on holiday in Crete

An 8-year-old girl from Israel drowned while on holiday with her family on the Greek island of Crete, local media reported on Thursday, saying the incident took place at around 6.30 p.m. on Wednesday.

The child drowned in the swimming pool of the hotel where the family was staying in the resort town of Hersonissos in Iraklio. Her parents and other guests were unable to save her.