NEAS & firefighters join forces for life saving pilot in Cleveland

A pilot scheme to improve response to medical emergencies has been launched by the North East Ambulance Service and County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service. Both organisations have been working together to set up the collaborative co-responding trial in the Dales area of County Durham, which started on 1 July and will run until March 2015. Firefighters from Middleton-in-Teesdale have received special training from NEAS to respond to a limited range of medical emergencies. ...