Call operators jump the queue

North East Ambulance Service teams up with Gateshead College to offer a new Call Operator Academy

North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) has teamed up with Gateshead College to offer an exciting opportunity for aspiring call operators to train at a new Call Operator Academy, which will guarantee an interview at the Trust.  

Tooth fairies hit Holy Island in disguise as a paramedic and a coastguard

Team effort helps five-year-old Anya

A Gateshead family has been reunited with a paramedic and coastguard rescue officer, to say thank you, after their five-year-old daughter fell ill on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne.

Baby sepsis survivor reunited with team that saved her life

Baby Esme on the road to full recovery

A baby who contracted sepsis at just 13 days old has been reunited with the clinicians who saved her life.

New specialist service for terminally ill patients in North East

Second ambulance service in the UK to create dedicated end of life service

A specialist ambulance service will soon be available to ensure the wishes of terminally ill patients in the North East are respected.

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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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