Posted on 16 Apr 2020

BUMBLEance is the official Children’s National Ambulance Service of Ireland and the world’s first ambulance service specifically designed and tailored for children.

They provide safe and comfortable transportation for Ireland’s youngest patients as they travel between their homes and hospitals, hospices, treatment centres, and respite centres nationwide. At BUMBLEance, they know how stressful it is to transport a sick child, BUMBLEance is with families every step of the way, with the comfort and safety of the children as our number one priority.

During the COVID-19 Crisis BUMBLEance are helping families and children, they are spreading positivity and are adhering to strict guidelines and staying safe distances apart. BUMBLEance drivers are working hard, long hours to help the most vulnerable children. At BUMBLEanc, drivers are still bringing sick children to their hospital appointments. The children that BUMBLEance transports rely heavily on these amazing drivers to get to their chemo appointments, check ups, respite care etc. 

BUMBLEance has all the amenities of a regular ambulance, but it includes the all-important extras to make a sick child’s journey as safe, comfortable and entertaining as possible. The aim is to distract, comfort and entertain Ireland’s youngest and most critically ill patients as they travel to and from hospitals and paediatric treatment centres nationwide. BUMBLEance has room for two parents/carers to travel with the child and paramedic.  There is also an on-board locker for personal items, and a fridge for medication, food and drinks. BUMBLEance has it all – social media streaming, WiFi, Playstation, DVDs, games, books, colouring, sensory lighting, Netflix, iPad Air, Beats Apple TV and Apple Music.