Plea to use emergency services wisely amid record 999 calls

North East Ambulance Service is making an urgent appeal to the public to only call its services in a life threatening emergency after a record number of 999 and NHS 111 calls is placing it under unprecedented pressure.

The service has been under significant sustained pressure for several months now, and has remained at its highest escalation level since July.

Ambulance service drive to recruit new health advisors to answer 999 and 111 calls

Could you be one of our new heroes in a headset?

The region’s ambulance service has launched a campaign today to help find a new generation of people to answer urgent and emergency calls for patients, fondly known as heroes in a headset.

Leading charities and health organisations urge North East defibrillator owners to register devices on new database to help save lives

Have you registered your defibrillator?

Leading charities and health organisations are urging defibrillator owners in the North East of England to register their devices on a new national database, called The Circuit, which could help save thousands of lives from cardiac arrests in the coming years. 

New video series launched to keep in touch with local community in the run up to Restart a Heart Day

Learn more about the ambulance service virtually

North East Ambulance Service is launching a series of online videos to help reach the thousands of residents the Trust would normally engage with at schools, community groups and regional events before Covid arrived.

Learning disability zone

If you have a learning disability this is where you can find out how to get help if you or someone else is unwell.

National data opt-out

Find out more about the national data opt-out service

2021 Council of Governors Notice of Election

To view the notice click here

2021 Notice of poll

Staff Awards 

Nominations are now open  

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 here or on the image below to go to the nomination form

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