Paramedics and Police praise primary school children for their bravery during bus crash

Seventeen primary school children and two teachers awarded for their bravery

Seventeen primary school children and two teachers have been awarded with bravery certificates from the North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) and Durham Police who went to their aid after their school bus crashed.

Blues go out in twos this Christmas

Paramedics and Police are set to go on shift together over Christmas

Paramedics and Police are set to go on shift together this Christmas - to help keep partygoers safe during the busy festive period.

Patient satisfaction on the rise for NHS111 despite calls increase

More patients recommend service to family and friends

Satisfaction with the North East’s NHS111 service continues to improve – despite an increase of more than 50,000 calls over the last year.

New ambulance service standards announced

New standards focus on ensuring patients get rapid life-changing care rather than simply “stopping the clock”

North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (NEAS) has welcomed the introduction of new system of national ambulance response standards aimed to ensure the most appropriate response is sent to a patient rather than the fastest one.

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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

2017 Notice of Election

CoG 2015 

2017 meeting 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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