280-years combined service – ambulance heros and heroines presented with Queen’s Medal.

Frontline ambulance workers with 20-years of service gathered at the headquarters of the North East Ambulance Service in Newcastle to collect their Queen's Medal. The silver medal was issued under Royal Warrant in 1995, and is presented to staff with at least two decades frontline emergency service. The presentations were made by the Lord Lieutenant of Tyne and Wear, Sir Nigel Sherlock KCVO, OBE, who said: "Thank you on behalf of everyone in the North East" "The Trust has a good ...