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  • Recovery work goes on after heavy flooding in the North West and Derbyshire

    Work continues in towns and villages across the North West and parts of Derbyshire after being hit by heavy flooding Recovery operations are fully underway to help communities in the North West and Derbyshire recover from severe...

    • Posted August 20, 2019
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  • Enjoy the summer holidays but stay safe says Ambulance Service

    Summer is finally here and as children and families make exciting plans for the coming weeks, North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) is asking everyone to take extra care to make sure their holidays don’t get spoilt by...

    • Posted July 25, 2019
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  • Rossendale pupils win Manchester Airport’s Junior Apprentice competition

    Pupils from St Peter’s RC Primary School in Rossendale are celebrating after they won Manchester Airport’s Junior Apprentice competition. Their team of six students was judged to have created the best marketing campaign, with the theme ‘Safety...

    • Posted July 3, 2019
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  • NWAS supports thousands of patients to improve their health and wellbeing

    North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) is celebrating the success of a health and wellbeing initiative which has reached thousands of patients across the North West in the last 18 months. In October 2017, NWAS launched a campaign...

    • Posted June 21, 2019
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  • New Spanish business association launches in the North West

    A new body dedicated to promoting business, cultural and social collaboration between Spain and the UK is set to launch at Manchester’s Cervantes Institute on June 6. The Spanish Business Association (SBA) is a not-for-profit organisation aimed...

    • Posted June 6, 2019
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  • Expert telephone advice helps patients receive care closer to home in North West

    Almost 80,000 people across the North West avoided an unnecessary trip to hospital last year thanks to enhanced telephone assessment and advice from the ambulance service. The North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has expanded its Clinical Hub,...

    • Posted April 24, 2019
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  • NWAS increases mental health support for staff

    After a four-year long collaboration with mental health charity, Mind, North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has made a positive impact on mental health support for its emergency services staff with 85 per cent of staff saying the...

    • Posted March 26, 2019
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  • Ambulance service introduce new epaulettes following arena attack

    Advanced medical staff will now be more easily identifiable as North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) introduce red epaulettes for senior clinicians. The change replaces the former green epaulettes worn on the shoulders as part of NWAS uniform...

    • Posted January 27, 2019
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  • North West BBC presenter Dianne Oxberry dies age 51

    BBC television and radio presenter Dianne Oxberry has died from cancer at the age of 51. She died at the Christie hospital in Manchester on Thursday morning. After studying meteorology, she joined BBC North West Tonight in...

    • Posted January 11, 2019
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  • Ambulance appeal: call 999 to cancel

    Over one million pounds of public money is wasted every month when crews from North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust are called out but find nobody to treat. Every month there are 1,181 ambulance responses to locations where...

    • Posted December 17, 2018
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