|West Midlands Ambulance Service University NHS Foundation Trust|
|Region served||West Midlands region, England|
|NHS region||NHS England|
|Area size||5,000 square miles (13,000 km2)|
Is Anthony Marsh a paramedic?
Anthony is Chief Executive Officer of the Regional West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust and East England Ambulance Service NHS Trust. He started his Ambulance Service career in Essex in 1987 and qualified as an Ambulance Paramedic in 1990. He took up his current role in 2006.
Which ambulance service covers Tamworth?
Welcome to WMAS
As the region’s emergency ambulance service, we respond to around 4,000 ‘999’ calls each day.
How do I get in touch with the ambulance service?
Calling us. If you know the name but not the telephone number of the person or department that you would like to contact, call our switchboard on 020 7783 2000.
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.
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.
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 Rutland?
The Air Ambulance Service flies across the counties of Warwickshire & Northamptonshire, and Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland, covering 3,850 square miles.