Ashington man lucky to be alive

An 81 year-old Ashington man has been re-united with the nurse and ambulance crews who saved his life.

Ambulance service launches campaign to mend broken hearts

This Valentine’s Day the North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) is offering to help communities mend broken hearts across the north east with funding for some new community defibrillators

Getting a defibrillator to patients earlier could mean that more people survive a cardiac arrest.

North East Ambulance Service retains top Stonewall credentials

North East Ambulance Service has retained its place as a top Stonewall employer for the fourth consecutive year.

The Trust, which employs more than 2,500 people, including an estimated 250 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees, has maintained its position from last year’s Stonewall Top 100 Employer shortlisting as the highest ranked NHS Foundation Trust and the top performing ambulance service UK wide. It also

North East Ambulance Service rated 'Good' by the CQC

England's Chief Inspector of Hospitals has rated North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (NEAS) as "Good”.

England's Chief Inspector of Hospitals has rated North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (NEAS) as “Good” following a Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection of its services in October 2018.

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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

Notice of election


2018 meeting papers can be found here


Staff Awards 2019


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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