Tag Archives: Paramedic

Treating a victim of a fallen tree branch

On Sunday morning, at around 10:00 a.m., an Arab construction worker was hit in the head by a falling tree branch while working at a construction site on Ben Ish Chai Street in Beit Shemesh. The branch fell from a … Continue reading

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One Year After Being Injured In An Act of Violence, EMT Saves Car Accident Victim

Eiad Azem is a United Hatzalah volunteer from the city of Tayibe, an Arab city in central Israel, and the deputy head of the team there. He is an incredible person who is always willing to help others. Eiad continues … Continue reading

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Thankful To Help

On Monday morning just after 9:00 a.m. a man in his 40s who lives in a long-term medical care facility for those with pre-existing medical conditions in Neve Michael, was eating his breakfast together with the assistance of a staff … Continue reading

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Saving a Life With The Right Equipment and A Quick Response

 On Monday morning a man in his 70s was walking down Zevulun Street in Kiryat Ata when he suddenly lost consciousness and collapsed on the street. As he fell, the man struck his head sustaining a serious injury. Worried passersby … Continue reading

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Saving a Life Before Breakfast

At around 2:30 a.m. on Monday morning, a 92-year-old man fell unconscious in his bedroom on Ha-Etsel street in Ashdod. His son heard the loud “boom” and ran over to see what happened. As soon as he saw his father … Continue reading

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Lod EMTs Reunite With the Man Whose Life They Saved

Last week on Wednesday, United Hatzalah volunteers EMT Yossi Blum and Paramedic Yair Bir responded to a cardiac arrest in Lod. The two volunteers performed a successful resuscitation on Roi Eliyahu, 34, who collapsed in his home.      Yossi … Continue reading

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Volunteer EMT and Paramedic Save The Life Of An Ashdod Man Who Suffered a Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Ashdod – Just before 10:00 p.m. on Saturday night, a man in his 70’s was at his home on Ha’Atzmaut Street in Ashdod, when he suddenly collapsed. His frantic family members called emergency services for help. The worried family members … Continue reading

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From Serological Testing To Lifesaving

On Tuesday evening, just after 7:00 p.m., a woman in her 80’s, with pre-existing medical conditions, suddenly collapsed in front of her family at their home on Henrietta Szold Street in Afula. Worried family members called emergency services for help.  … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Receives Permit To Operate Mobile Intensive Care Ambulances Without A Doctor

United Hatzalah became only the second organization in Israel to receive permission from Israel’s Health Ministry to operate a mobile intensive care ambulance (MICU) without the oversight of a physician on board. According to Health Ministry regulations, all MICU ambulances … Continue reading

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Beit Shemesh Mayor Thanks United Hatzalah Following Successful Mass Casualty Incident Drill

On Wednesday night, United Hatzalah of Israel held a mass-casualty-incident drill that simulated a bridge collapsing on Highway 38. The drill took place at the National Police Academy in the industrial section of Beit Shemesh. Participating in the drill together … Continue reading

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