31 Oct 2019
News: October 2019
30 Oct 2019
Paul Woodrow OBE, Director of Operations, at London Ambulance Service, said: “We welcome the findings and fully accept the recommendations which have now been published from the first phase of the Grenfell Inquiry, as far as they relate to the London Ambulance Service.Continue reading
18 Oct 2019
A teacher whose heart stopped and a bystander who helped medics to save her have joined the appeal for Londoners to ‘step in and be a lifesaver’.Continue reading
18 Oct 2019
We’ve been recognised as the most improved NHS Trust in England for our speaking up culture in the Freedom to Speak Up Index 2019 awards.
Our FTSU Guardian, Katy said: “I’m really proud we have been presented this award. It’s not just a measure of FTSU, but reflects all the changes we’ve made to improve our response to concerns raised by our staff, managers, unions and previous guardians.”Continue reading
16 Oct 2019
Ambulance service calls on Londoners to learn life-saving skills to have the confidence to save a stranger
Figures released for World Restart a Heart Day show that just 49% of people in London would give cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to a stranger.Continue reading
11 Oct 2019
Our digital project which gives front line ambulance crews secure and remote access to patients’ health records for the first time in the NHS has won an award. We received […]Continue reading
2 Oct 2019
On Monday 30 September, we joined our health partners in north eat London to embark on a ground-breaking event to reduce the number of people being taken unnecessarily to hospital by ambulance, while delivering better patient care and outcomes.
On the ‘Perfect Day’, just 48.9% of the 505 patients who needed assistance from 999 between the hours of 8:00am and 8:00pm needed to go to hospital, meaning that over 51% of patients were able to be treated at, or nearer to, home.
Lowering the number of patients being taken unnecessarily to hospital and treating more patients closer to home is better for patients, better for families and better for the NHS.Continue reading