Tonight’s guest on the EMSEduCast is Scott Stewart, Senior Lecturer – Paramedic Sciences, Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, Kingston University & St. George’s, University of London. Greg, Rob, Bill, and Scott discuss paramedic education levels in the United Kingdom and Australia, including comparing and contrasting the different educational processes and challenges between the [...] read more..
EMAS loses appeal over contract decision
East Midlands Ambulance Service has lost its appeal against a decision not to award it the contract for running non-emergency transport. The regional trust received about £20 million a year for running the Patient Transport Service, with 550 staff involved in the scheme. But health bosses put the contract out to tender last year. NSL [...] read more..
Ambulance merger expected by October
A merger between Great Western Ambulance Service and South West Ambulance Service could be in operation by October. An update will be received by the Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee at a meeting next week following an announcement by the GWAS board in August 2011 that the organisation was not in a position to continue [...] read more..