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NEAS leaders pledge to act against racism by the book

Senior managers across the North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) have pledged to raise the profile of race equality in the service – and started by launching a book club with around two dozen titles on race and racism.

Following the high-profile Black Lives Matter movement over the summer and evidence emerging of the greater impact of Covid-19 on Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) people, senior leaders at NEAS have pledged to follow up more than 30 actions and activities already identified.

Ambulance service reacts to assault sentencing

A man who subjected ambulance crews to a vicious attack whilst they were trying to treat a patient has been handed an eight-month suspended prison sentence.

North East Ambulance Service calls for tougher sentencing as part of national assaults consultation

Service speaks out in a bid to protect its staff

North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) is calling on the court system to impose the full powers available to them when it comes to sentencing defendants who have assaulted its staff.

6 months on from the first COVID-19 patient

Six months ago, on the 29 January 2020, Britain was on the cusp of a global pandemic as the first COVID-19 patient tested positive in York.

Fears grew about the impact of the arrival of the virus here.

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