Being open and accountable is very important to
the North East Ambulance Service. Here we tell you how we go
about reaching certain decisions, and why.
NEAS has governance arrangements in place to ensure that it
complies with relevant legislation, carries out its duties and
manages and monitors performance.
We have a framework of organisational controls - including
policies and procedures - to assist us in making sure we carry out
our role effectively.
The Risk Management and Organisational Controls
Framework is the committee and reporting structure
that ensures we not only comply with legislation, but also
make the best use of financial resources.
This means we can deliver a range
of services at a consistent standard of quality and
safety, and eliminate any unnecessary risks. The Risk
Management & Organisational Controls framework is available to
With the exception of the Remuneration and Terms of Service
Committee and the Business Investment & Strategy Committees,
minutes of all board-level committees are presented to the board in
public and are published as part of this scheme.
You can find all of our board papers and minutes here.
Board Papers and Minutes
NEAS prides itself on consulting our local community and
stakeholders ahead of any major decisions.
The North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) undertook an extensive
public consultation as part of their plans to become an NHS
Foundation Trust. The feedback on that consultation can be
Communications and Involvement
We take the responsibility of making sure we are involved with
our community very seriously. You can read our Communications and
Involvement Strategy here.
and Involvement strategy