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NHS England announces review of Patient Transport Services

NHS Chief Executive Simon Stevens has announced NHS England will be undertaking a review of patient transport services. The review is in response to several high-profile failures in the non-emergency patient transport market along with other indications all is not well, including: Coperforma, PAS and SSGUK all entering administration Arriva Transport Solutions withdrawing from providing [...]

2019-10-08T15:14:19+01:00October 8th, 2019|News|

IAA Executive Chairman meets with colleagues from the CQC.

IAA Executive Chairman, Alan Howson, recently met with colleagues from the CQC as part of the Associations regular conversations with Government Departments, Regulators and key stakeholders. Commenting on the meeting, Alan Howson said "The meeting covered a number of topics, which will be fed back to IAA Members in a fuller briefing. We recognise [...]

2017-05-18T13:14:46+01:00April 28th, 2017|News|

Victoria Derbyshire – State of the NHS programme

Victoria Derbyshire “State of the NHS” programme – thoughts from the audience A very interesting morning as a member of the audience debating the state of the NHS. The BBC did an excellent job of ensuring the audience brought a variety of perspectives to the state of the NHS debate; NHS staff, service users, [...]

2017-05-18T13:14:46+01:00February 7th, 2017|News|

Volvo Cars – offers and new emergency vehicles

Volvo Cars - offers and new emergency vehicles Our partners at Volvo Cars UK have shared information on competitive prices on stock cars available for immediate delivery. Volvo Cars UK has also released their new Emergency Specification brochure that includes the new S40 and V9 emergency variants. If you're interested in either or both of [...]

2017-05-18T13:32:45+01:00January 23rd, 2017|News|

Medical Alert – Physio Control defibrillators

Medical Alert - Physio Control defibrillators Our attention has been drawn to a Medical Alert issued by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) regarding faulty defibrillators manufactured by Physio Controlhttps://www.gov.uk/government/news/faulty-defibrillator-warning. If you have already received this notification then all well and good. If not then you are best advised to check the [...]

2017-05-18T13:13:10+01:00October 13th, 2016|News|

Should Ambulance Technicians be registered

Should Ambulance Technicians be registered   Our Executive Chairman, Alan Howson, was interviewed on the Victoria Derbyshire show on 6th October, responding to questions raised in relation to the tragic case of Gary Page who died from a cardiac arrest hours after being attended to by an Ambulance Technician, who decided not to convey [...]

2017-05-18T13:13:10+01:00October 7th, 2016|News|

CQC ratings consultation

CQC ratings consultation We are pleased to share the news that the anomaly of the ratings issued by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for Ambulance providers only applying to NHS Ambulance Trusts finally looks like it is being addressed, with the CCQ announcing a Consultation document seeking views. This anomaly has been raised with [...]

2017-05-18T13:13:10+01:00July 23rd, 2016|News|

New non-Executive Director appointed

New non-Executive Director appointed Hayden Newton QAM has been appointed as our non-Executive Director. Hayden has extensive experience of working in both the public and voluntary sectors, having previously been the Chief Executive of the East of England Ambulance Service, national implementation lead at the Department of Health, Chairman of the Association of Air [...]

2017-05-18T13:13:10+01:00March 23rd, 2016|News|

Fact finding survey – results so far

Fact finding survey - results so far Who could have guessed that the most popular vehicle amongst you all (so far) is a 4 x 4. It is certainly popular amongst those with a smaller fleet - and who had heard of a golf buggy ambulance before now? Just some of the more interesting [...]

2017-05-18T13:13:10+01:00September 1st, 2015|News|
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