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.

South Shields family say thank you to the ambulance crew who came to their father’s aid

A South Shields family have reunited with the crew who gave them precious extra days with their father.

Jim Stephenson, a retired HGV driver was at home when he collapsed and suffered a cardiac arrest. His wife, Brenda called 999 immediately.

Apprentices deliver vital health care services

NEAS welcome nine apprentices to Patient Transport Service

NINE apprentices are learning how to provide a vital service to patients across the region having started careers with the North East Ambulance Service.

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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