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Procedure for requesting ambulance assistance on campus

Where, in the opinion of a DCU First Aider, a student or a member of staff should attend a Hospital A&E Department the following procedures apply;

Dial (01 700)5999 (DCU Security Emergency Line) and notify Security that an ambulance is required. Inform Security which campus, building (and room number in the building) the ambulance should attend, and what the nature of the emergency is.

If First Aider wishes to Contact the Emergency Services directly:

Dial 0 (for outside line) then 999 or 112 – you will be connected to the emergency services directly.

Ask for an Ambulance to attend the campus:

Dublin City University Campus, Collins Ave, Dublin 9

or

St Patricks Campus, Drumcondra Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9

or

All Hallows Campus, Gracepark Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9

Specify the building or closest building to casualty location.

In DCU Glasnevin Campus request that the ambulance enter the Campus from Collins Avenue and report to DCU Main Reception where security will be awaiting its arrival.

In DCU St Patrick’s Campus request that the ambulance enter via the main gate and drive through to Chapel where security will be awaiting its arrival.

IN DCU All Hallows Campus request that the ambulance enter via the main gate and drive through to reception at Drumcondra House where security will be awaiting its arrival.

Notify Security, (01 700) 5999, that an ambulance is on its way.  Inform Security which building (and which room in the building) the ambulance should attend, and what the nature of the emergency is.

Security will meet the ambulance as designated above and accompany it (or direct it, if after hours) to the building.

If possible, have someone wait at the entrance to the building to take the ambulance personnel directly to the casualty