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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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  • Ambulance service supports call for CPR lessons in schools

    North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) pledge their support for CPR training to be added to the national curriculum after The Department of Education has yesterday released new draft guidance. Work has been ongoing for many years by...

    • Posted July 25, 2018
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  • Support the ambulance service this World Cup as they see busier night than New Year’s Eve

    Following a huge surge in 999 calls after England’s victory at the weekend, North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) is urging people to make sure that they get home safely after tomorrow’s England match and to only dial 999 in...

    • Posted July 10, 2018
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  • Ambulance service trials new role to give patients the right care closer to home

    A new role focused on providing patients with the right care closer to home is being piloted at North West Ambulance Service. The Urgent Care Practitioners are nurses and paramedics who respond to patients who have called...

    • Posted June 18, 2018
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  • Children and young people invited to shape the future of the ambulance service

    Children, parents and carers are being asked to help shape the future of the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) so that young patients get the best possible care. Under its Transforming Patient Care programme, NWAS is introducing...

    • Posted April 26, 2018
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  • Ambulance staff inspire school pupils for International Women’s Day

    Inspirational women who have built a career with North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) are visiting hundreds of school children across the region this week as they celebrate International Women’s Day with a special motivational talk or workshop....

    • Posted March 8, 2018
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  • Knutsford community specialist paramedic takes over @TeamNWAS

    A paramedic from Cheshire is taking control of @TeamNWAS; an Instagram account run entirely by different faces from the frontline of North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust. Carol Robertson is a Community Specialist Paramedic in Knutsford. She...

    • Posted March 5, 2018
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  • NWAS asks people to think before dialling 999

    While everyone has been enjoying their turkey and mince pies and relaxing with loved ones, for North West Ambulance Service staff, it has been business as usual with thousands of incidents responded to over the festive period....

    • Posted December 30, 2017
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  • North West Ambulance warns of lung conditions this winter

    North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) is urging people with long term lung conditions to take extra precautions to look after their own health this winter. Statistics from the last 12 months show ambulance crews attended 13,502 cases...

    • Posted November 11, 2017
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  • Be a ‘Hero Next Door’ with NWAS

    North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) is on the look-out for heroes all across the North West to join a life-saving team of community first responders (CFRs) and become the ‘Hero Next Door.’ CFRs are ordinary people who...

    • Posted August 27, 2017
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