The Trust serves a population of 5.6 million people covering an area of more than 5,000 square miles made up of Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Coventry, Birmingham and Black Country conurbation. The West Midlands is full of contrasts and diversity.
How many ambulances does Wmas have?
999 (Emergency and Urgent) Service
Our fleet and front-line staff respond from 15 ambulance hubs across the region. We are the only ambulance service to have a paramedic on every vehicle. With more than 460 ambulances, the Trust’s fleet has the highest percentage of traditional double-crewed ambulances in the country.
Which ambulance service covers Tamworth?
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As the region’s emergency ambulance service, we respond to around 4,000 ‘999’ calls each day.
What is in the ambulance?
What is in an ambulance? Ambulances contain the equipment needed to stabilise someone who is ill or injured and to get them to hospital. That includes stretchers, defibrillators, spine boards, oxygen and oxygen masks, cervical (neck) collars, splints, bandages and a range of drugs and intravenous fluids.
What does GRS stand for ambulance?
GRS – Allocation of Additional Hours/Overtime …………………………………………
What is the ambulance number in UK?
When it’s safe to do so, assess the casualty and, if necessary, dial 999 or 112 for an ambulance. You can then carry out basic first aid. It’s important to stay calm and try to get an overview of the situation.
What is an ambulance hub?
The Clinical Hub is a department within our emergency operations centres that is made up of a multidisciplinary team including clinicians, dispatchers, navigators and managers. The team helps patients to get the right care when they have called 999 but their condition is not immediately life threatening.
Which ambulance service covers Ringwood?
SOUTH CENTRAL AMBULANCE SERVICE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST, Ringwood Ambulance Station, Chaffey Close, RINGWOOD, BH24 3EU.