• Wed, 22 May 2019 01:00
    Seniors urged to build muscle strength to avoid falling
    AN ANNUAL average of more than 140,000 seniors sought emergency treatment for injuries from falls over the past three years, a senior official said yesterday.
    national
  • Tue, 30 Apr 2019 17:30
    Road accident injuries top list of emergency health issues reported to 1669 hotline
    Road-accident injuries rank top in the list of health problems among working-age citizens between 20 and 60 years old, according to the number of calls for help made to the National Institute for Emergency Medicine (NIEM) hotline 1669 since May 1 last year.
    national
  • Tue, 30 Apr 2019 01:00
    High speeds to blame for ambulance crashes
    DRIVERS of ambulances and other medical emergency vehicles have come under scrutiny in a recent study by the National Institute for Emergency Medicine (NIEM) aimed at preventing the risk of them being involved in crashes.
    national
  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:00
    Finnish education sector offers invaluable lessons
    Local educators attend summit to learn how Finland tops in rankings.
    national
  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 01:00
    Worry stalks streets over cases of mental illness
    People urged to help patients get immediate medical help.
    national
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 17:00
    EU supports air ambulance
    The Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) in Thailand programme has been agreed between the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) and the National Institute for Emergency Medicine (NIEM) with the support of the European Union (EU).
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 22 May 2017 01:00
    Multilingual handbooks distributed to help medics assist foreign accident victims
    The National Institute for Emergency Medicine (NIEMS) has produced a handbook detailing patient symptoms in English, Chinese, Japanese, Burmese and Malay to smooth communications and patient referrals from accident scenes to hospitals.
    national
  • Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:37
    Only 38% of more than 700 patients qualified for free treatment
    More than 700 people tried to exercise their right to free emergency medicine during the seven dangerous days associated with the 2017 Songkran Festival, according to the National Institute for Emergency Medicine (NIEM).
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 09 Mar 2017 17:49
    Doctor fears for ‘sick’ Dhammachayo
    The new secretary-general of the National Institute for Emergency Medicine (NIEM) has voiced concern over whether fugitive monk Phra Dhammachayo is receiving what he says is necessary treatment.
    national
  • Tue, 17 Jan 2017 01:00
    20 per cent of emergency patient deaths blamed on traffic jam delays
    MORE THAN 20 per cent of patients needing emergency treatment have died on their way to hospital because of delays due to traffic jams and uncooperative motorists, National Institute of Emergency Medicine (NIEM) secretary-general Anucha Setthasathian said.
    national
  • Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:00
    Some TOT phone booths to be equipped with defibrillator
    THE NATIONAL Institute for Emergency Medicine (NIEM) is collaborating with TOT to transform the state agency’s public telephone booths into life-saving tools for people with heart ailments.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 29 Aug 2016 01:00
    Emergency patients ‘will be treated for free at the nearest hospital’
    Emergency and trauma patients will receive free medical treatment from hospitals under a proposal by the National Institute for Emergency Medicine (NIEM).
    national
  • Sun, 05 Apr 2015 01:00
    NIEM confirms critical patients
    PEOPLE WITH ANY of six critical symptoms can now seek free medical treatment at the nearest hospital, National Institute for Emergency Medicine (NIEM) chief Anucha Setthasathien confirmed.
    national
  • Sun, 15 Feb 2015 01:00
    Defibrillators being placed at key locations
    IN A BID to save more lives in emergencies, the National Institute for Emergency Medicine (NIEM) and the Public Health Ministry have joined forces in a campaign to install automated external defibrillators (AED) nationwide.
    national
  • Sun, 25 Jan 2015 01:00
    Defibrillators in public places for heart attack victims
    IN A MOVE to save more cardiac arrest patients, the National Institute for Emergency Medicine (NIEM) has joined forces with the private sector to install automated external defibrillators at public places frequented by high-risk individuals. The agency is
    national
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