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NHS medical accidents unit 'needed'

NHS medical accidents unit 'needed' | The Ambulance | Scoop.it
A national body to investigate medical accidents in England should be established immediately, MPs say.
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North East Ambulance Service admits it is "understaffed and underfunded" - The Northern Echo

North East Ambulance Service admits it is "understaffed and underfunded" - The Northern Echo | The Ambulance | Scoop.it
AN "understaffed and underfunded" ambulance service could face a £4m funding shortfall in the next financial year, councillors heard.
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How Welsh A&Es are delaying 999 crews - Daily Mail

How Welsh A&Es are delaying 999 crews - Daily Mail | The Ambulance | Scoop.it
The Welsh Ambulance Service said almost 40,000 hours were 'lost' in 2014 because of delays in transferring patients from emergency vehicles to hospital - five times more than in 2008.
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Paramedics spent more than 42,000 HOURS queuing outside A&E departments in just four weeks amid winter NHS crisis 

Paramedics spent more than 42,000 HOURS queuing outside A&E departments in just four weeks amid winter NHS crisis  | The Ambulance | Scoop.it
NHS ambulance services spent £5 million hiring private ambulance firms and charities to help them cope with winter delays in the last two weeks of December and first fortnight of January.

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Councils 'to control £6bn NHS budget'

Councils 'to control £6bn NHS budget' | The Ambulance | Scoop.it
The £6bn health and social care budget for Greater Manchester will be taken over by councils under devolved NHS powers, it is understood.
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Private ambulances used to ease patient increase in Hertfordshire over Christmas

Private ambulances used to ease patient increase in Hertfordshire over Christmas | The Ambulance | Scoop.it
Private ambulances are being used to deal with an increase in patients over the holiday period, the East of England Ambulance Service has confirmed.
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Private ambulances used to ease patient increase in Hertfordshire over Christmas

Private ambulances used to ease patient increase in Hertfordshire over Christmas | The Ambulance | Scoop.it
Private ambulances are being used to deal with an increase in patients over the holiday period, the East of England Ambulance Service has confirmed.
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G4S Ambulance in Close Pass - BX11 AYY

Maybe work has been a little slow recently so he was looking for some more customers by creating a few of his own. UPDATE: I have received a reply from G4S t...
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Private ambulances used to ease patient increase in Hertfordshire over Christmas

Private ambulances used to ease patient increase in Hertfordshire over Christmas | The Ambulance | Scoop.it
Private ambulances are being used to deal with an increase in patients over the holiday period, the East of England Ambulance Service has confirmed.
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Nearly £8 million cost of private ambulances to cope with 999 demand

Nearly £8 million cost of private ambulances to cope with 999 demand | The Ambulance | Scoop.it
Bosses at East Midlands Ambulance Service (Emas) have spent nearly £8 million on hiring private companies to help cope with emergency calls, according the latest figures. A total of £4.3...
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Shortcomings in response times « Shropshire Star

Shortcomings in response times « Shropshire Star | The Ambulance | Scoop.it
Ambulances in three regions of England are "failing" to get to some of the most critical patients on time, new figures suggest. ...
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Investigation into private ambulance company - The Northern Echo

Investigation into private ambulance company - The Northern Echo | The Ambulance | Scoop.it
INSOLVENCY practitioners have launched an investigation into the collapse of a private ambulance firm which suddenly lost a large contract with the NHS.
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Private ambulances used to ease patient increase in Hertfordshire over Christmas

Private ambulances used to ease patient increase in Hertfordshire over Christmas | The Ambulance | Scoop.it
Private ambulances are being used to deal with an increase in patients over the holiday period, the East of England Ambulance Service has confirmed.
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Ambulance trust spends £1.1m on Christmas cover

Ambulance trust spends £1.1m on Christmas cover | The Ambulance | Scoop.it
IN JUST four weeks the ambulance trust that covers Hampshire spent £1.1m on hiring help from the private sector as it struggled to cope with high demand.
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Private ambulance service-renault master emergency ambulance on emergency call

A Reanualt master from Private ambulance services seen responding down Embankment, Central London. I also caught one of their Kia sportage rapid response veh...
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Ambulance Services Spent £5m On Private Crews

Ambulance Services Spent £5m On Private Crews | The Ambulance | Scoop.it
A Sky News investigation finds thousands of hours were wasted as ambulance crews were forced to wait outside A&E over the winter.
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'It's the worst period in my career': North East Ambulance Service boss admits ... - Gazette Live

'It's the worst period in my career': North East Ambulance Service boss admits ... - Gazette Live | The Ambulance | Scoop.it
Ambulance service chief operating officer Paul Liversidge speaks to The Gazette about pressures and the task facing his staff
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Patient Transport UK Ambulance Responding

An Peugeot Boxer ambulance from Patient Transport UK seen responding in Aldgate, London.
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£7 million spent on private ambulances by East Midlands ...

£7 million spent on private ambulances by East Midlands ... | The Ambulance | Scoop.it
Private and voluntary ambulance services responding to emergency 999 calls cost East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) more than £7 million last year.
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Shortcomings in response times « Shropshire Star

Shortcomings in response times « Shropshire Star | The Ambulance | Scoop.it
Ambulances in three regions of England are "failing" to get to some of the most critical patients on time, new figures suggest. ...
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Ambulance service chiefs fork out £5 million on private paramedics paid up to ... - Nottingham Post

Ambulance service chiefs fork out £5 million on private paramedics paid up to ... - Nottingham Post | The Ambulance | Scoop.it
The ambulance service for Nottinghamshire spent £5million in a year employing private paramedics at a cost of up to seven times more than NHS staff. Figures, which cover the period from...
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Patient Transport UK Ambulance Responding

An Peugeot Boxer ambulance from Patient Transport UK seen responding in Aldgate, London.
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Private ambulances used to ease patient increase in Hertfordshire over Christmas

Private ambulances used to ease patient increase in Hertfordshire over Christmas | The Ambulance | Scoop.it
Private ambulances are being used to deal with an increase in patients over the holiday period, the East of England Ambulance Service has confirmed.
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Private ambulances used to ease patient increase in Hertfordshire over Christmas

Private ambulances used to ease patient increase in Hertfordshire over Christmas | The Ambulance | Scoop.it
Private ambulances are being used to deal with an increase in patients over the holiday period, the East of England Ambulance Service has confirmed.
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