7 Aug 2020

Van loan gives vital boost to our coronavirus response

Medics responding to emergencies during the coronavirus pandemic were supported by a loan of a mini fleet of vans to help deliver personal protective equipment (PPE) to the front line.
During the peak of the outbreak, London Ambulance Service and our partners worked to put over 150 extra vehicles on the roads.

Most of those were ambulances and frontline responders, but the organisation also found support from Mercedes Benz – one of its major ambulance suppliers– which had suspended operations at its national training and development centre.

As lockdown began, the firm loaned us five mid-sized Vito vans and two 3.5 tonne Sprinters to support a rapid response team responsible for moving people and vital equipment around London.

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16 Jul 2020

Croydon medic up for Health Hero Award

Jennie Clayton, a medic based in Croydon, set up a mobile tuck shop on her days off and distributed donations from the public – from drinks and snacks to loaves from the bakery – to her colleagues.

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15 Jun 2020

A message to Londoners from our Chief Executive

These are unprecedented times: we’re fighting an invisible disease infecting our society which, if left to spread freely, is highly contagious. We have to root it out, stop it spreading and ultimately eradicate it once and for all, to enable us to live, thrive and survive successfully into the future. And the name of insidious virus attacking the fabric of our society? Racism. [Continues in article]

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