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PATIENT SAFETY: An ambulance pilot that could have contributed to the death of at least one patient had no ‘risk assessment and limited risk management’, NHS England has concluded.
Commissioners warned that a controversial South East Coast Ambulance Foundation Trust pilot that added 10 minutes to some emergency response times may have contributed to the death of at least one patient, leaked emails seen by HSJ reveal.
PERFORMANCE: The leadership of South East Coast Ambulance Foundation Trust could be replaced after Monitor found some patients were made to wait up to 10 minutes longer for an emergency response last winter.
Despite their changing roles
Ambulance trusts are struggling to meet the target to get to a patient within eight minutes of an emergency call, the latest data from NHS England shows.
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The urgent and emergency care vanguards are the ‘battering ram of change’ and should quickly test new ideas to be replicated nationally, the director of NHS England’s new care models programme has said.
Yorkshire ambulance trust must improve, says CQCSubscription
Yorkshire Ambulance Service Trust has been told to improve following a Care Quality Commission inspection.
WORKFORCE: East of England Ambulance Service Trust has appointed Robert Morton as its new chief executive.
A buddy system for poorly performing urgent and emergency care systems will be introduced this winter in an attempt to help the ‘most challenged’ areas.