8 Jul 2019
A gym-goer and the man he saved have been reunited at a lifesaving skills teaching session at the gym where the collapse happened.
Stuart Anderson, 62, was at the David Lloyd gym in Beckenham, south London in April this year when a man on the treadmill next to him collapsed in cardiac arrest.
Stuart immediately sprang into action and started CPR on the man, Mark.
28 Jun 2019
“I’d like to start by expressing my deepest sympathies for the families and friends of those who died on the night of Saturday 3 June 2017, and with the many survivors of this brutal attack.
18 Jun 2019
Ali Layne-Smith, Director of People and Organisation Development at West Midlands Police, will join us as the Director of People and Culture.
13 Jun 2019
Amanda Mansfield, our Consultant Midwife, has received a national award from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) for her contribution to midwifery.
12 Jun 2019
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.
10 Jun 2019
London Ambulance Service today announced that Antony Tiernan, the communications director – improvement and development at NHS England and NHS Improvement, will join the Trust as the director of communications and engagement.
7 Jun 2019
A man whose heart stopped nine times has enjoyed a tearful reunion with the volunteer responders who saved his life.
21 May 2019
HRH The Duke of Cambridge was today joined at an event on the River Thames in central London by members of our Service, to launch a new campaign around safety on the tidal River Thames and made a call for the public’s help in reducing injuries and deaths on the river.
London Ambulance Service, The Port of London Authority, The Metropolitan Police, London Fire Brigade, Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), and Maritime & Coastguard Agency have come together to produce a Drowning Prevention Strategy for the tidal Thames along its 95-mile course, from Teddington to the North Sea.
29 Mar 2019
Heather Lawrence OBE has been reappointed as Chair of the London Ambulance Service for another term. The appointment was confirmed by NHS Improvement who are responsible for appointing and supporting […]
29 Mar 2019
A Coulsdon mum has spoken of her pride this Mother’s Day that her daughter is set to become a lifesaver in the ambulance service.
Amelia Wilkie, 19, will complete her training to be a medic with London Ambulance Service this Friday (29 March), exactly 30 years after her mother, Tina, joined the Service.
12 Mar 2019
DURING 28 years as crewmates two ambulance staff have saved dozens of lives, delivered more than 40 babies and survived several animal attacks.
Steve Redburn from Sidcup and Tony West from Croydon joined London Ambulance Service in 1986 and 1987 respectively before becoming crewmates in 1990.
8 Mar 2019
‘Miracle worker’ twin paramedics are retiring this week after a combined 56 years of saving lives.
London Ambulance Service’s Mark and Chris McCarthy, 57, have worked their last shift from Friern Barnet station, after treating thousands of patients during their 28-year careers.
20 Feb 2019
A CHILD dialled 999 to get an ambulance after seeing her mum abandon an emergency call because she was too ill to ask for help.
Keisha Moore, 44, tried to phone London Ambulance Service after collapsing at home in pain but was unable to breathe – let alone talk.
19 Feb 2019
A dog who saved the life of her owner is being celebrated by London Ambulance Service on Love Your Pet Day.
19 Feb 2019
A record number of our control room team have been nominated in awards recognising their life-saving and life-changing work.
On Monday we celebrated the 18 members of the team who received a Control Room Award 2019 nomination at a thank you event where they were joined by family and colleagues.
14 Feb 2019
A campaign aims to see thousands of Londoners learn lifesaving skills, as the country’s busiest ambulance service trains volunteers in businesses and organisations to pass these skills on.
8 Feb 2019
London Ambulance Service has announced the appointment of two prominent London clinicians to its Trust board as non-executive directors.
Professor Karim Brohi and Dr Mark Spencer take up their posts on 1 March.
1 Feb 2019
Latest figures reveal that December 2018 was London Ambulance Service’s busiest month on record.
Frontline ambulance crews in the capital treated almost 101,000 patients – around 7,000 more than the monthly average for last year.
25 Jan 2019
The UK’s biggest ambulance service is marking Australia Day, 26 January, by celebrating the Australians working in its team, as it prepares to hire more medics from Down Under.
Nearly 25 per cent of London Ambulance Service paramedics are Australian.
17 Jan 2019
The Service today brought together 17 current and former members of staff who between them have given nearly 550 years of service to the NHS.