EMAS celebrates 10th anniversary of its Hazardous Area Response Team

The EMAS Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) is a group of specially-recruited paramedics who provide an ambulance response to incidents involving chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear (CBRN) or other hazardous materials…

Ambulance leaders support launch of a national anti-bullying document

A new national anti-bullying document has been launched, developed with the support of an alliance of healthcare bodies, including the Association of Chief Executives….

AACE welcomes positive MIND report about mental health conversations in ambulance services

Research from Mind reveals that emergency services staff and volunteers are over twice as likely to say that their service encouraged them to talk about their mental health, compared to four years ago….

UK Ambulance Service stands firm in solidarity with New Zealand counterparts

Delegates at the Association of Ambulance Chief Executives’ Annual Conference gathered together this morning (19th March 2019) to form a human ‘NZ’ …

North East emergency services win national award for terror training exercise

North East Ambulance Service (NEAS), Northumbria Police, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (TWFRS) were recognised last week at the Counter Terror Awards for their emergency training exercise, which tested how the area’s services would respond …