Latest 999 Stories

2013-10-29 23:25:42

Leading Emergency Response Mobile App Offers Best Practices at IAEM Annual Conference Herndon, VA and Reno (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Addressing the needs of today’s emergency management professionals, In Case of Crisis, a mobile emergency response and business continuity solution, today advises educational institutions and businesses to ensure their emergency response plans are actionable and universally available. Participating in the International Association of Emergency Managers...

2008-10-03 18:00:32

CALLING for an ambulance can be one of the most anxious moments in your life, but it is thankfully something most of us will only do once or twice in our lifetime. People ring when they are worried, stressed or anxious, which is why it is best to be prepared with the answers you need to help the ambulance 999 call taker. When you are transferred to the ambulance control and contact centre by the BT operator, the first question you will be asked is your location. If you are calling...

2008-06-27 12:03:10

By MARTIN WILLIAMS AMBULANCE service executives were not to blame for the loss of details of almost one million 999 emergency medical calls, including caller numbers and patient names, Scotland's Health Secretary said yesterday. Nicola Sturgeon said she was satisfied that the Scottish Ambulance Service had followed guidelines and the missing information, lost during transit of a data disk, was both encrypted and password-protected. Investigations are continuing into how the records of...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.