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Staurt Anderson demonstrating chest compressions at the session

8 Jul 2019

Gym lifesaver and survivor join lifesaving skills training session

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.

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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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21 May 2019

We join the Duke of Cambridge at launch of Safer Thames campaign

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.

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29 Mar 2019

Chair Heather Lawrence OBE reappointed

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 […]

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12 Mar 2019

Crewmates reach 28 year milestone

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. 

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20 Feb 2019

Child saves mum’s life by calling 999

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.

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