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22 Jun 2022

New high tech control room to receive and answer London’s 999 calls

A brand new, purpose built control room, which will handle half of the 999 calls that come into London Ambulance Service from across the capital, has just opened following a £9.6 million investment. The state-of-the-art facility in Newham, east London, will handle more than a […]

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NHS 111 can help if you have an urgent medical worry or you’re not sure what to do.

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When to call 999

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Please only call 999 in serious medical emergencies that require an emergency ambulance.

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Volunteers play a vital role in our Service and we aim to recruit 100,000 volunteers in the next few years.

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Find out how to contact the different departments in LAS from records requests to recruitment questions.

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How to save a life with chest compressions and a defibrillator

Paramedic Sam explains what to do if you see someone suffer a cardiac arrest.

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Reflecting on two years of Covid-19

We reflect on two years since the first Covid-19 hospitalisations in the capital, pay tribute to our staff and volunteers and remember those who have passed away.

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