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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+00:00April 28th, 2017|News|

Care Quality Commission: Celebrating good care championing outstanding care (April 2017)

The Care Quality Commission has published examples inspectors have seen of good and outstanding care. The publication can be downloaded via this link: Celebrating good care, championing outstanding care.

2017-05-18T13:14:46+00:00April 13th, 2017|News|

Paramedic Trailblazer Apprenticeship – approval to develop given

Following consultation on a proposed level 6 Trailblazer Paramedic Apprenticeship the Department for Education has approved the development. The work will be overseen by the newly created Institute for Apprenticeships. No timescale has been announced as yet but we will update this page as and when they occur.   Click here for the latest [...]

2017-09-11T16:35:30+00:00February 27th, 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+00:00February 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+00:00January 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+00:00October 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+00:00October 7th, 2016|News|

IAA at the ESS

News updates Thanks to all those who stopped by to share their thoughts with the Association at the ESS; it's good to listen. Thanks also to Clare Short (IAA Director) and business partner colleagues Roger Wood (GSM Finance) and Paul Meek (Solutions Training) for joining us on our stand and adding value to our [...]

2017-05-18T13:13:10+00:00September 25th, 2016|News|

National Ambulance Memorial Service, 15th September

National Ambulance Memorial Service, 15th September Alan Howson (Executive Chairman) represented the Association at the the Ambulance Services Memorial Services held at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire on 15th September 2016. The event was organised by the Ambulance Staff Charity, which provides support for all ambulance staff; NHS, independent and voluntary. The service [...]

2017-05-18T13:13:10+00:00September 16th, 2016|News|