Public urged to prepare for national ambulance service strike

North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust is calling for members of the public to prepare ahead of a 24 hour strike on Thursday 29th January from 00:01 to 23:59.  GMB members plan to strike for the full 24 hours and UNISON members plan to be on strike from 12 noon until midnight. A significantly reduced service will be operating on the 29th during the strike, responding only to patients with life threatening conditions.  Simon Swallow, Head of Resilience and Specialist Operations at North ...