NHS England & NHS Improvement publish Non-emergency Patient Transport Review

NHS England and NHS Improvement has published their Review of Non-Emergency Patient Transport. The review commenced in 2019 in response to concerns relating to several high-profile PTS contract failures inconsistencies in the eligibility criteria for patients variations in experience of patients the sustainability of patient transport services in meeting the NHS carbon zero target. [...]

2021-08-04T09:24:32+01:00August 2nd, 2021|News|

IAA coronavirus update

One of an estimated 5,000 independent ambulance vehicles supporting the NHS. The IAA has today (17th March 2020) written to the Cabinet Office to highlight the impact the coronavirus is having on its Members and the independent ambulance sector more broadly. In short, the cancelling of non-emergency patient journeys and elective treatments [...]

2020-03-18T08:58:32+00:00March 17th, 2020|News|

IAA invited to NHS England & Improvement PTS Review Group

IAA Executive Chairman, Alan Howson The IAA is one of a number of 'stakeholders' invited by NHSE & I to join an Expert Advisory Group reviewing non-emergency patient transport commissioning, amidst growing concern on the sustainability of this crucial area of provision. Also invited are representatives from: - patient interest groups (such [...]

2020-02-16T11:22:00+00:00February 16th, 2020|News|
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