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  • North West Ambulance Service appoints new Chairman

    NHS Improvement (NHSI) has confirmed the appointment of Mr Peter White as Chair of the North West Ambulance NHS trust. Non-executive appointments to NHS Trusts made by the NHS Improvement are subject to the Governance Code for Public Appointments....

    • Posted February 9, 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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  • Ambulance service prepare for busiest night of year

    As the region gets ready to see in the New Year in with loved ones, North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) is gearing up for what could be their busiest night of the year as they prepare to...

    • Posted December 31, 2018
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  • North West Ambulance Service launches charity to support staff and save lives

    North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has officially launched its charity, which will raise money to support emergency service staff and local communities. The North West Ambulance Charity funds lifesaving equipment, education programmes and other projects to benefit...

    • Posted December 17, 2018
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  • North West Ambulance Service asks the public to #GetBehind999

    North West Ambulance Service today launches its #GetBehind999 campaign and is asking the public for its support in condemning acts of violence and aggression against all emergency service staff. With the aid of an online pledge link,...

    • Posted November 28, 2018
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  • Outstanding work by paramedics helps North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust achieve Good rating

    North West Ambulance Service has been rated as ‘good’ following its latest Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection, after receiving ‘requires improvement’ two years ago. The most recent inspection took place in June 2018 and resulted in an...

    • Posted November 27, 2018
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  • North West Ambulance Service Campaign Launch

    On 28 November, the trust will launch a campaign to highlight the growing problem of assaults against ambulance and other emergency service staff. At 12.30pm, staff who have been victims of assault, as well as senior managers...

    • Posted November 15, 2018
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  • North West Ambulance Service announces new Chief Executive

    Daren Mochrie, currently the Chief Executive of South East Coast Ambulance Service, was appointed following an intensive recruitment process which took place in the summer, involving commissioners, non-executive directors and external representatives. Daren has worked for the...

    • Posted November 13, 2018
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  • Hundreds of people cared for closer to home thanks to new ambulance service role

    Hundreds of people have avoided an unnecessary trip to hospital thanks to a new ambulance service role dedicated to providing patients with the right care closer to home. Earlier this year, North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust...

    • Posted November 8, 2018
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  • Defibrillator database will save lives in Cheshire

    The announcement of a national defibrillator database by the NHS, the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and Microsoft has been welcomed by the region’s ambulance service. The partnership aims to map the life-saving devices so they can be made readily...

    • Posted August 8, 2018
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