HSE says ambulance arrived to man suffering suspected heart attack in 26 minutes

The Health Service Executive says an ambulance arrived to a man suffering a suspected heart attack in Killarney in 26 minutes. Marie Leen from Killarney contacted Radio Kerry yesterday claiming she was waiting with the man for around 50 minutes before the ambulance she called arrived. HSE logo The recommended response time in such cases is 19 minutes. The HSE say the National Ambulance Service received the call at 6 minutes past one last Sunday. The first available ambulance was dispatched and arrived at 32 minutes past one. A second ambulance arrived at 25 to 2.