The IAA was formed in January 2012 to represent the interests of independent ambulance providers who are registered with the Care Quality Commission. A ‘not for profit’ body our core values are to work in a manner that is brave, decent and independent.
We are formally recognised by Government, the NHS, the Departments of Health & Transport, and media outlets being as the voice of the independent ambulance sector.
Our providers are diverse – from small and local to large and nationwide – but they all have one guiding principle: the care, well-being and safety of their patients. Our Members abide by a Code of Conduct, a copy of which is available on request.
As an organisation we fully support the regulation of those providing patient care and transportation; in England this is registration with the Care Quality Commission, which guarantees to event organisers, NHS Commissioners and patients the highest quality standards.
The IAA has agreed to promote and support the work of Health Practice Associates, who manage a voluntary register for health care workers not covered by statutory registration. IAA Directors [...]
The Association attended the recent unveiling of the latest CCQ annual "The state of health care and adult care in England 2017/18" . New CCQ Chief Executive Ian Trenholm presented the [...]
The Emergency Services Show returns to Hall 5 at the NEC on the 18th-19th September 2019. If you're involved with providing emergency and similar services, there's no better event in the UK for showcasing your [...]
Our Members abide by a Code of Conduct, a copy of which is available on request.
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IAA membership is important for all independent ambulance services registered by the Care Quality Commission.