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  • New non-exec director appointed to NWAS

    NHS England and NHS Improvement, North West has confirmed the appointment of Professor Alison Chambers as Non-Executive Director of North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust. Currently Pro Vice Chancellor for Health and Social Care at Manchester Metropolitan...

    • Posted September 4, 2019
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  • North West Ambulance Service’s specialist response team celebrate 10 years

    Set up in 2009 in response to the national terrorist threat, North West Ambulance Service’s (NWAS) Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) this year celebrates its tenth birthday. Trained up to a national standard, the team of 84...

    • Posted August 26, 2019
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  • Ambulance Service celebrates clinical excellence across Cheshire and Mersey

    Celebrating those who have demonstrated the highest levels of patient care and innovation across Cheshire and Merseyside, North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has held its second ever Achieving Clinical Excellence (ACE) Awards last week. The ceremony, which...

    • Posted August 13, 2019
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  • North West Ambulance Service recognised for sustainability reporting

    For the third year running, North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has been awarded with a certificate of excellence for their sustainability reporting. Recognised by the Sustainable Development Unit (SDU), NHS Improvement and the Healthcare Financial Management Association...

    • Posted May 17, 2019
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  • Ambulance Service Takes Steps to Become more Dementia Friendly

    Pledging to raise awareness of the impact of dementia and support patients living with the condition, over 6,000 North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) staff are now ‘Dementia Friends’. With one in every six people over the age...

    • Posted May 2, 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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  • Ambulance service encourages people to plan ahead of Easter weekend

    With the long weekend on the horizon, North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) is urging people to plan ahead of the Easter Bank Holidays by stocking up on essential medication. NWAS is expecting a 31% increase in calls...

    • Posted April 18, 2019
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  • NWAS sees rise in incidents

    March 2019 has seen three incidents where youths throwing stones at emergency ambulances has caused disruption and North West Ambulance Service is appealing to them to stop before someone is seriously hurt. On 10 March, an ambulance...

    • Posted March 29, 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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  • Motorola providers pagers for NWAS

    Motorola Solutions has been selected by the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) NHS Trust, the second-largest ambulance trust in England, to equip 450 community first responders with Motorola Solutions ADVISORTM TPG2200 TETRA two-way pagers as part of the TPG Messenger managed service....

    • Posted March 14, 2019
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