The Sudden Adult Death Trust is hosting a conference on life after cardiac arrest on Saturday 18th November, at 10-11 Carlton House, London, SW1y 5AH, starting at 9.30am. A nominal fee of £10 for individuals, £15 for couples and £20 for families is payable to cover the costs of running event. Delegates can register online [...]
IAA appoint new Directors We're pleased to announce the appointment of 5 new Directors to the Board, who bring a wealth of experience across a range of provision and scale: Alan Carter (G4S) Andy King (Hearts First Ambulance) Ed Potter (Arriva Transport Solutions) Henry Bilinski (HATS) Jamie Smith (NWPALS) - Associate Director Commenting on the [...]
Care Quality Commission - The state of healthcare in England 2016/17 The Association was invited to the unveiling of the Care Quality Commission's report "The state of healthcare and adult social care in England 2016/17" on 10th October. CCQ Chief Executive Sir David Behan presented the main findings of the report, commissioned by the Department [...]
CQC to extend ratings systems to independent ambulance providers The Department of Health has published its response to the August 2016 consultation on extending CQC ratings to additional providers. The Association welcomes this announcement and has been campaigning for a level playing field with NHS organisations since its creation in 2012, along with regulatio [...]
Emergency Services Show, 20th-21st September, NEC The Emergency Services Show will be returning to the NEC on the 19th-20th September and will be in Hall 5. If you're reading this and thinking of exhibiting, why not contact David Brown at Broden Media and have a conversation about 'early bird' offers.
BBC News has highlighted the increasing incidents of ambulance services conveying bariatric patients and the challenges they face. The report also highlights the changes NHS Ambulance Trusts have made to their vehicle fleets. The Association was approached by BBC South East who were interested to know how the independent ambulance companies were meeting the challenges [...]
Code Blue Specialist Vehicles recently delivered a custom made vehicle for the North East Children's Transport and Retrieval Team. Commenting on the delivery Chris Manfield, MD at Code Blue, said "The new vehicle is a great example of the private sector working with colleagues in the NHS to support very specialised roles. This unique [...]