The biggest challenges facing ambulance services – HSJ Intelligence

HSJ IntelligenceThe NHS’s ten ambulance service trusts have a distinct perspective and set of challenges from its other providers.

However, they are grappling with similar emergency care demand pressures, and are also engaged in work to create more integrated, preventative services.

This piece from HSJ Intelligence explores the top priorities and challenges of these organisations over the next 12 to 18 months.

The report addresses key issues such as:

  • Meeting and controlling demand
  • Getting the right staff – and keeping them
  • Succession planning for leaders
  • Additional services: NHS 111 and patient transport

You can read the full report here.