GPs wanted to support NHS 111 patients and reduce demand on NHS services

Recruitment underway as part of clinical hub expansion

North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) is offering General Practitioners the chance to work within its clinical hub in order to provide a better service to patients and reduce the demand on the emergency care system.

National award win for North East trauma team

NEAS Paramedics pick up awards for services to trauma patients

A team of North East paramedics working to improve the lives of major trauma patients has picked up a national award.

Ex pupil teaches lifesaving skills

A former student at South Street Primary School teaches pupils CPR and lifesaving skills

Kyle Peebles, Ambulance Care Assistant and Rebecca Scott, Patient Transport Service Apprentice visited Year 5 and 6 pupils  at South Street Primary School in Gateshead to speak to the children about using the 999 and 111 service and how to perform lifesaving CPR.

Billingham grandfather thanks ambulance crew for saving his life

A man who suffered a cardiac arrest on New Year’s Eve at his home in Billingham has been reunited with the crew who saved his life.

John Moore, aged 69, was at home planning on going out to celebrate the New Year with friends when he collapsed. His wife Kathleen and family friend, David, immediately performed CPR and called 999.

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NEAS conducting groundbreaking trial on cardiac arrest patients


A study aimed at finding the best way to treat people who have suffered a cardiac arrest outside of hospital is underway in the North East.

Traditionally, adrenaline has been used - but some research suggest this could actually be harmful.

The blind study, developed by Warwick University, will see 50% of cardiac arrest patients in the North East given a salt-water solution instead.

There is a process for those patients who do not wish to participate. Further details below:







 Council of Governors

CoG 2015 

2016/17 meeting dates and papers can be found here


Staff Awards 2017


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

Click on the image below to go to the nomination form

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