MET MEDICAL EXPANDS WITH NEW AMBULANCES AND HIRES FOLLOWING SANTANDER FUNDING

MET Medical Ltd, a St Albans based private ambulance service, has purchased six additional emergency response vehicles and hired 20 new staff following £300,000 funding from Santander Business Banking. MET Medical was established in 2014 by Dave Hawkins as a private ambulance service to carry out urgent, routine and emergency ambulance transfers from hospitals, care…

Recruitment starts for three NHS trust non-executive directors

Applications are open for three new exciting job opportunities to join the Board of a local mental health and learning disability NHS trust. Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LPFT) is looking for three outstanding non-executive directors to help shape its services for the future. The successful candidates will have a genuine commitment to improving patient…

Cartwright Group announces expansion plans in North Lincolnshire

Cartwright Group announces expansion plans in North Lincolnshire One of the UK’s leading trailer, commercial vehicle body and conversion manufacturers, the Cartwright Group, has announced the acquisition of a 26 acre site in North Lincolnshire to create a new flagship base for Cartwright Conversions Ltd. Led by Group MD Mark Cartwright, Cartwright Group currently build…

AMR Activates National Command Center and Deploys Emergency Response Teams for Catastrophic Hurricane Michael

AMR and network providers are deploying crews and medical transportation ground assets to assist affected communities (Dallas, TX) — American Medical Response (AMR) activated the National Command Center (NATCOM) in Dallas, deployed nearly one thousand paramedics and EMTs along with 350 ambulances and 125 paratransit vehicles, in response to the federal government’s request for EMS…

VODAFONE CONNECTS SOUTH CENTRAL AMBULANCE SERVICE FIRST RESPONDERS TO BOOST PATIENT RESPONSE

Vodafone UK announced today that it is to provide South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) with mobile devices and a bespoke app to improve efficiency and response times for its 1,200 Community First Responders (CFRs) and Co Responders (Police, Fire & Military) in Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Hampshire. CFRs and Co Responders are volunteers trained to…

North East Ambulance: £6.5m investment for 100 more staff in North East Ambulance Service

More than £6.5 million will be invested in the North East Ambulance Service over the next four years to recruit 100 more staff to meet new national response time standards and improve services to patients. An additional £9 million worth of efficiencies and productivity savings have also been agreed with support from the regional health…