Public thanked following day of strike action

NEAS would like to thank the public for their understanding and patience during this period of industrial action. UNISON and GMB held ballots across the country, with members voting for a four hour strike on Monday (Oct 13). Chief Operating officer for North East Ambulance Service, Paul Liversidge, said, "During the strike we took 217 calls and attended 150 incidents.  "Some patients did experience delays but our contact centre clinicians were able to attend to all ...