Ambulance service pays tribute to snow heroes

North East Ambulance Service has paid tribute to its staff in the wake of the extreme disruption faced during the Beast from the East. Strong winds combined with heavy snow blizzards caused large scale disruption throughout the region, particularly in the Northumberland area, from the end of February and into the start of March. As a result, North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) raised its operational status to level three of four – severe pressure. All but essential patient transport journeys were ...