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.

Brave sisters rewarded for helping dad in an emergency

Sophia and Ellen rewarded by the ambulance team who came to dad's aid

Sisters Sophia and Ella Robson have been rewarded for their bravery by the North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) after calling 999 when their dad had a seizure at their home in North Shields.

MBE for Chief Executive in New Year’s Honours

Yvonne Ormston recognised for services to the NHS

One of the North East’s leading figures in the NHS has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours.

New learning disability zone is a communication breakthrough

The North East Ambulance Service has launched a new resource to support patients with learning disabilities.

A new online resource is now available on the Trust’s website, giving people the information in an easy read format that will help them to choose which emergency service they require, be it  NHS111 or 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

Notice of election


2018 meeting papers can be found here


Staff Awards 2018


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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