Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust

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May, Powis and Hartley given top Jubilee honours

NHS England’s national medical director and chief nurse are among the health service staff who have been recognised for their services in the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Honours List.


Revealed: Surge in serious incidents caused by ambulance delays

Ambulance trusts are seeing rising numbers of serious incidents resulting from delays in reaching patients, research by HSJ has uncovered.

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Russian-owned energy firm supplies at least 11 NHS trusts

At least 11 trusts have paid just over £4m to a Russian government-owned energy supplier in the current financial year, while 17 paid the company £17m the year before, HSJ analysis shows.


Female ambulance staff subjected to ‘macho and sexualised’ culture

A ‘macho’ culture within ambulance trusts is leading to widespread abuse of female staff.

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Harnessing data to improve patient pathways

An HSJ roundtable explored how patient pathways can be improved and silos addressed – and the underpinning role of data in tackling these challenges


Ambulance response fastest ever as demand wanes

Ambulance response times were some of the best ever seen last month – as the extra demand imposed by covid-19 had started to diminish and patients called the service less than last year.


National sharing of patient records enabled in first-of-kind initiative

Paramedics will be able to access the records of mental health service users for the first time as part of a wider scheme that aims to allow clinicians to share care records across the country.

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The biggest set of mergers for a decade

Insider tales and must-read analysis on how integration is reshaping health and care systems, NHS providers, primary care, and commissioning. This week by deputy editor Dave West.

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Trusts' costs triple amid clinical waste crisis

Nearly 20 NHS trusts are paying three times as much for clinical waste services after their contracts were moved from the company at the centre of the stockpiling row, HSJ can reveal.


Ex-Capita boss set to lead CCG as council link dropped

A clinical commissioning group in Greater Manchester is set to appoint a new accountable officer after revoking its shared leadership arrangement with a local authority.


Ministers announce funding for 256 new ambulances

Ambulance trusts will receive £36.3m of capital funding for new vehicles and infrastructure following a major capacity shortage last winter, the Department of Health and Social Care announced.


Ambulance trusts demand millions to meet new targets

Ambulance trusts are seeking tens of millions of pounds in additional funding to meet new response targets and to cope with increasing demand, HSJ has learned.

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STP moves towards shared control total

Leaders across a sustainability and transformation partnership are drafting a new agreement that could lead to the organisations in the STP sharing a control total.

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Exclusive: Trust executive director under investigation for bullying

An ambulance trust executive director has been seconded to two national organisations after being accused of bullying by senior operational staff.

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CCG chief officer quits as STP lead

The chief officer of a CCG rated outstanding is stepping down as lead of a STP with the lowest rating.

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Trust fills top finance job after almost two years

A finance director has been appointed at a trust where the role has been filled by interims for almost two years.


'Model ambulance' to be created to achieve Carter savings

A “model ambulance” is to be created to tackle variation across England’s 10 ambulance trusts.


NHS England director 'confident' in plan to modernise ambulance service

NHS England’s director of acute care says a new call handling system could be introduced nationally as part of a plan to modernise the ambulance service.


Private ambulance firm blames 'cash flow issues' for staff pay delay

A clinical commissioning group has sought assurances from the private firm awarded a £6m patient transport contract, after staff were warned they would not be paid their first month’s wages in full.

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Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust

Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.