NEAS Chief Executive annouces retirement

One of the longest-serving and most successful ambulance leaders in the country is retiring after almost 15 years. North East Ambulance Service Chief Executive Simon Featherstone announced to the Board of Directors and Council of Governors he is stepping down at a public meeting. He said: "It will be a big wrench to leave the NEAS, but the time is right for me as I turned 60 last year. My time here has been highly stimulating and personally fulfilling, which has been made possible because ...