Public nominations invited for ambulance service staff who go ‘Beyond the Call of Duty’

Members of the public are being invited to nominate ambulance service staff for going above and beyond to help them.

Every year, North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (NEAS) holds the Beyond the Call of Duty Awards to recognise staff who have given exceptional care. The celebration also incorporates the long service awards for staff who have been with the ambulance service for 20, 25, 30, 35, and 40 years.

National threat level raised to critical

How to stay safe should a rare incident occur

This week the independent Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre has taken the decision to raise the terror threat level in the UK to "critical" following the recent Manchester terror attack.

CPR saved my life

Whitley Bay adds backing to Restart a Heart campaign

A Whitley Bay dad who survived after suffering from Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome has been reunited with the people who saved his life.

Meet Northumberland’s newest life-saving volunteers

New community first responders trained

North East Ambulance Service is hoping the number 13 will prove lucky for the Northumberland area after welcoming its latest group of community life savers.

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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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