CQC – The state of health care and adult care in England 2018/19

The CQC unveiled their annual "State of health care and adult care in England 2018/19" report, summarising the main points from some 32,000 inspections. The full report can be found via this link, a summary via this link. The report starts on a positive note: generally the quality of care is improving slightly . [...]

2019-10-15T14:04:57+01:00October 15th, 2019|News|

BEARS founder and staff receive unique awards.

IAA Director and BEARS founder Ali Hashim (centre, back row) and staff with their awards. The founder and eight members of staff from British Emergency Ambulance Response Service (BEARS) have received unique awards for outstanding care and commitment to NHS patients. The honours were awarded by the StereoGraph Foundation UK, an internationally recognised [...]

2019-10-14T11:01:21+01:00October 14th, 2019|News|

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|

Lateral Design Ltd enters Administration

Ambulance Parts replacement ramp After many years of supplying accessible ramps and mechanisms, particularly to ambulance providers, Lateral Design Ltd (Keighley) has entered Administration. For those providers who have Lateral products, IAA business partner Ambulance Parts Ltd (based near Preston) stock a full range of spares for Lateral wedge ramps, including the [...]

2019-07-07T14:06:37+01:00April 10th, 2019|News|

CQC – The state of health care and adult care in England 2017/18

 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 main findings which confirm that most people in England receive  good quality care albeit with variations depending where in the country you live and the type [...]

2018-10-30T14:57:51+00:00October 30th, 2018|News|

New IAA Director appointed

Following our recent Board meeting the Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Jamie Smith as an IAA Director. Jamie has been an Associate Director since October 2017, and working alongside Directors, has been fully involved in our continued growth and success. It's great to see succession planning in action and we'll be seeking [...]

2018-10-15T14:50:39+01:00October 15th, 2018|News|

IAA Position Statement on Emergency Driving.

IAA Directors have agreed a Position Statement for Members providing emergency driving, which provides a 'benchmark' for Members. Commenting, Alan Howson (Executive Chairman) said "This is the first Position Statement the Association has published, and affirms what Directors consider best practice for our Members. It also demonstrates our maturity as an organisation to improve standards in [...]

2019-09-16T11:04:47+01:00September 25th, 2018|News|

IAA first 2018 Membership certificates issued.

With Member companies in all 4 nations within the UK, the IAA continues to go from strength to strength and influence. Commenting, Alan Howson (Executive Chairman) said "It's been a very challenging couple of years but its very pleasing to see Membership approaching 50 with brilliant support and value added from our growing number of business [...]

2018-10-15T14:44:05+01:00April 17th, 2018|News|
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