Teesside Medicar scheme extended

An innovative scheme to help people injured in late night incidents on Teesside is to be extended.

The Medicar is a joint initiative involving Cleveland Police and the North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) and currently operates on Friday nights from 7.30pm to 3.30am.

NEAS vehicles re-designed to help patients

A major re-design of new vehicles at the North East Ambulance Service has been unveiled.

In all, 44 ambulances and 43 Patient Transport Service vehicles have been adapted to make them more accessible to disabled people, including people with sight and hearing impairments and people living with dementia.  NEAS is the first ambulance service in the country to completely re-design some of their vehicles to

Newcastle/Gateshead falls project extended

A pilot project to help and treat elderly people who have fallen is to run for another year.

The Falls Rapid Response Service operates in Newcastle and Gateshead and is made up of paramedics and occupational therapists who respond to 999 and 111 calls to the North East Ambulance Service.

Doctor converted - on road to Hexham

Northumberland doctor Richard Sill was a sceptic when it comes to providing CPR training to members of the public.

But he’s only alive today because several passers-by, including two nurses, came together to administer CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) after he collapsed as he cycled to Hexham.



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