NEAS declares status at REAP Level 3

North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust has raised its operational status to “Severe Pressure” under a framework to protect core services for the most vulnerable patients in the region. All ambulance services across the UK work to a national framework, called the *Resource Escalation Action Plan (REAP), which has four levels designed to maintain an effective and safe operational and clinical response for patients. Today, NEAS declared its status at REAP level 3, ‘Severe Pressure’. This ...