North East Ambulance Service response to latest inspection report by Care Quality Commission

Report published today

In response to today’s CQC report, Helen Ray, NEAS chief executive, said: “Over the last 12 months the ambulance service and the NHS as a whole has faced unprecedented pressures, the likes of which we’ve never experienced.

Ambulance service colleagues welcome Prime Minister to the North East

Rishi Sunak meets hospital and ambulance colleagues at North Tees Hospital

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, Health Secretary Steve Barclay and NHS England CEO Amanda Pritchard were in the North East today to announce that frontline capacity will be boosted by 800 new ambulances, including 100 specialist mental health vehicles, and 5,000 more hospital beds backed by a £1 billion dedicated fund. 

Paramedic reunites with young patient

A Newcastle family have been reunited with the paramedic who helped when they called 999 after a surprise delivery.

Jade Baynham from West Denton gave birth to a baby boy at home at the top of the stairs on 12 November 2021, two days before she was due to be induced.

NEAS supports defibrillator access in ethnic minority communities

NEAS is rolling out life-saving equipment to ethnic minority communities in the region following a successful funding bid.

The Trust applied for funding from the North of England Commissioning Support Unit (NECS) as part of its ongoing community outreach project with ethnic minority communities, who are statistically less likely to perform bystander CPR according to national research. 

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2021 Council of Governors Notice of Election

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Staff Awards 

Nominations are now open  

Have you received exceptional care from our staff, did they go beyond the call of duty to help?

If so you can nominate them for an award in our annual staff recognition programme

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