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PERFORMANCE: An ambulance service’s use of shared electronic patient records has helped avoid more than 2,000 accident and emergency admissions this financial year in Kent, local commissioners have estimated.
PERFORMANCE: South Western Ambulance Service Foundation Trust is predicting a reduced performance rating from Monitor after a surge in 999 calls over winter and a large increase in the length handover delays.
Performance of ambulance trust worries CCGSubscription
PERFORMANCE: Commissioners in East Anglia has expressed concern that East of England Ambulance Service Trust has missed a large number of targets relating to responses to 999 calls.
WORFORCE: South Central Ambulance Service Foundation Trust has taken on 20 paramedics from Poland as part of a worldwide search for staff.
£3.6m set aside for new ambulance base in StokeSubscription
FINANCE: West Midlands Ambulance Service Foundation Trust has allocated £3.6m over two years to build a new ambulance base in Stoke-on-Trent.
COMMERCIAL: South Western Ambulance Service Foundation Trust is to continue to provide out-of-hours services in Gloucestershire after winning a fresh contract, it has announced.
Four clinical commissioning groups in north east England have scrapped a near complete procurement process for their GP out of hours services after a legal challenge by one of the bidders.
East of England Ambulance chair resignsSubscription
WORKFORCE: The interim chair of the East of England Ambulance Service Trust Geoffrey Harris has resigned, the trust has announced.
Yorkshire ambulance staff poised to strike Subscription
WORKFORCE: Staff at Yorkshire Ambulance Service Trust are balloting for strike action over concerns changes to shift patterns could lead to paramedics working up to 10 hours without a meal break.
East of England Ambulance Service Trust has posted a year to date deficit of £2.5m after it overspent on private and voluntary ambulance services, according to trust board papers.