The second PULSE trial is on it’s way!… The Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) Trial will be held in Cork, Ireland on 15th of September 2016 and will be hosted by the Health Service Executive Ireland (HSE). The exercise, named DISTANT ROCK, will simulate a major stadium crush scenario and will last one day. The PULSE MCI Trial scenario includes a range of actors who will be become active and make contributions at different stages as the impending stadium crowd crush develops and will involve a wide range of state and non-state resources would be brought into play.
The MCI Trial will be conducted in four separate locations:
- Stadium : Páirc Uí Rinn is located on the Boreenmanna Road, just off the South Link Road, in the Ballinlough parish. It is just ten minutes walk from Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
- Regional Control Center : This will be located in the Central Fire Station
- Hospital Emergency Control Team : Cork University Hospital
- EMS Dispatch Centre : South/South East Hospila Group HQ Erinville