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Ali Layne-Smith

18 Jun 2019

London Ambulance Service appoints Ali Layne-Smith to head up People and Culture Directorate

London Ambulance Service today announced that Ali Layne-Smith, Director of People and Organisation Development at West Midlands Police, will join the Trust as the Director of People and Culture.

Ali has had a long and distinguishing career already with over 20 years’ of HR experience in large, high profile organisations spanning both the public and private sector. She joins London Ambulance Service from West Midlands Police where she has spent the last two and a half years as their first Director of People and Organisation Development.

Ali will lead the People and Culture Directorate – a team of 65 which encompasses areas including Talent, Workforce Analytics and Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion, Employee Relations, Staff Experience and Leadership and Performance.

Luke Vacca, Jennifer Morrison and Emily Brown

12 Jun 2019

Wife of Australian Prime Minister meets Australian paramedics working at London Ambulance Service

Jennifer Morrison was welcomed to the Service’s headquarters in Waterloo by Chief Executive Garrett Emmerson and met Australian paramedics working in London.

She was also shown around the Emergency Operations Centre, where emergency calls are answered, ambulances and other vehicles dispatched and where patients are given medical advice and support by clinicians over the phone.

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