An ambulance trust is moving from forecasting breakeven at the end of 2023-24 to a £38.5m deficit, and declared it will need to be given extra cash ‘to support continuing operations’.
An ambulance trust saw a sharp rise in complaints – and has dismissed seven staff – after overhauling its complaints process, and encouraging people to speak up about sexual behaviour.
Two ambulance trusts have been left without a working electronic patient care record system for a week after a cyber attack affecting its Swedish-based supplier.
An integrated care board and all seven of its member trusts have been placed into the ‘recovery support programmes’ – formerly known as special measures – by NHS England, after declaring a deficit plan for 2023-24.
Two trusts in the south of England have named a joint chief executive as part of a major reorganisation.
Staff at another four ambulance services have voted to take strike action in the ongoing dispute over pay, the union Unison has announced.
Staff at the East of England ambulance trust – the only one to escape strike action so far – have voted to join the industrial action.
Some ambulance trusts are not sending paramedics to up to around a quarter of their most serious calls, according to figures obtained by HSJ.
An experienced acute hospital executive has been appointed to lead South Central Ambulance Service Foundation Trust.
A rapidly-expanding private ambulance firm which was working with two NHS trusts has gone into administration.
Thousands of ambulance staff across England will go on strike during the festive period this month in a dispute over pay, three unions have announced.
Senior leaders of an ambulance trust have been told their ‘extreme positivity’ has made them appear ‘out of touch’ as the Care Quality Commission downgraded the organisation’s rating to ‘inadequate’.
One of England’s longest-serving ambulance chief executives is to step down next year.
All ambulance services are now understood to be on the highest level of alert due to ‘extreme pressures’ caused by the hot weather and covid absences among staff.
Next week’s rail strikes will “probably end up killing people” as they will prevent staff working for already struggling ambulance trusts from getting to work, a senior NHS leader has told HSJ.
A computer problem meant an ambulance trust failed to pass on 750 safeguarding referrals to local authorities for up to 17 days.
One of NHS England’s longest-serving senior figures is to leave their role with the national body.
A ‘macho’ culture within ambulance trusts is leading to widespread abuse of female staff.
Chris Hopson and Daren Mochrie on the ambulance sector’s role in NHS recovery following covid.