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Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire

Phil Morris, Senior Media Officer, 0115 919 3456

Email: phil.morris@emas.nhs.uk

 

Leicestershire & Rutland and Northamptonshire

Emily Dunn, Media Officer, 0115 884 5049/ 07813 004014

Email: emily.dunn@emas.nhs.uk

 

 

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Media Releases and Statements 

Media Release - Danny meets BBC #JuniorParamedic crew

9 April 2014

 

Media Release -  CQC Inspection Reflects Improvement Programme Underway at EMAS

Care Quality Commission report

9 April 2014

 

Media Release- 2 year old is mummys hero

31 March 2014

 

Listen to Rileys 999 call
Riley talking to EMAS

Riley saying mummys on the floor

 

Media Release- Bravery award to staff at Billing Aquadrome

27 March 2014

 

Media Release- Healthy Living event at Sherwood Forest Hospitals

26 March 2014

 

Media Release- Doing the double- shortlisted for two BMJ awards

20 March 2014

 

Media Statement- Gas explosion in Derby

18 March 2014

 

Media Statement- Our estates plan

12 March 2014

 

Media Release- Staff run Silverstone

05 March 2014

 

Media Release- Nuthall & District CFR launch

24 February 2014

 

Media Release- Patient shares his thanks to paramedics who saved his life

21 February 2014

 

Media Release- Leicester health and police partners battle hate crime

20 February 2014

 

Media Release- Three defibs in village

19 February 2014

 

Media Release- Pakistani Minister says thank you when visiting EMAS

11 February 2014

 

Media Release- CFR recognised with 'Giving Extra' award

04 February 2014

 

Media Statement- Incident at Greenfields school

03 February 2014

 

Media Statement- Incident at Hinckley

24 January 2014

 

Media Release- BAME CFR Open Evening

20 January 2014

 

Media Release- Consultant Paramedic live Twitter chat

6 January 2014

 

Media Release - New Year's day activity

2 January 2014

 

Media Release - Don't start new year in an ambulance

30 December 2013

 

Media Release- Van Excellence

23 December 2013

 

Media Release- Lifesaving skills are taught to the community

20 December 2013

 

Media Release- Friday before Christmas

18 December 2013

 

Media Release- Paramedics travel to Lapland to support charity

17 December 2013

 

Media Release- Prioritise your health

16 December 2013

 

Media Release- Paramedic appointed on NICE panel

10 December 2013

 

Media Release- CFR Beeston and District Launch

6 December 2013

 

Media Release - Flood victims receive expert EMAS support

6 December 2013

 

Media Release- Life Saver or Time Waster

5 December 2013

 

Media Release- CFR South Northampton Launch

2 December 2013

 

Media Release - EMAS tops the league - action against assaults on staff

3 December 2013

 

Media Release- CFR Castle Donington Launch

27 November 2013

 

Media Release- Paramedics make a splash for charity

25 November 2013

 

Media Release- CFR Matlock Launch

20 November 2013

 

Media Release- Donation to Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire air ambulance

18 November 2013

 

Media Release - Strictly Northampton Paramedic

15 November 2013

 

Media Release - First Communtiy First Responder conference

15 November 2013

 

Media Release - Board changes at EMAS

11 November 2013

 

Media Release - EMAS in episode 4 of 999: What's Your Emergency

28 October 2013

 

Media Release - New cars for Community First Responders

17 October 2013

 

Media Release - EMAS To Star In Channel 4 Documentary
04 October 2013

 

Media Release - 999: Is it an emegency?

4 October 2013

 

Media Release - EMAS Announce New Chief Executive
01 October 2013

 

Media Release - EMAS Launch CPAD Scheme in Broxtowe
26 September 2013

 

Media Release - EMAS Donate Vehicle to Al Madad Trust
16 September 2013

 

Media Release - EMAS To Host Career & Recruitment Day
13 September 2013

 

Media Release - Hazardous Area Response Team Praised
13 September 2013

 

Media Release - Emergency Ambulance Service Open Day and Annual General Meeting

29 August 2013

 

Media Release - New ambulance East Coast schemes to save more lives

23 August 2013

 

Media Release - Parents say double thank you for twins care

14 August 2013

 

Media Release - Teaching others to help save lives in Oakham

9 August 2013

 

Media Release - Enjoy the sun, but please take care!

11 July 2013

 

Media Release - Man to meet off-duty paramedic who saved his life

31 May 2013

 

Media Release - 'Talking' emergencies with deaf, deafened and hard of hearing people

29 May 2013

 

Media Statement - Ambulance Service performance 2012/13

22 May 2013

 

Media Release - Sharing experiences will help improve services: Action Deafness working with EMAS

14 May 2013

 

Media Release - Falls team shortlisted for an award

9 May 2013

 

Media Release - Teaching others to save lives in Buxton

22 April 2013

 

Media Release - 999-service honours dedication - EMAS Values and Recognition Awards

19 April 2013

 

Media Release - EMAS recognises best of the best

12 April 2013

 

Media Release - Teaching others to save lives - Scunthorpe

11 April 2013

 

Media Release - Ambulance crew get on their bikes

10 April 2013

 

Media Release - Tristain is a star

8 April 2013

 

Media Release - Stuart says thanks for speedy treatment

8 April 2013

 

Letter two: inaccurate and sensatinoalist stories by Nottingham Post

5 April 2013

 

Letter from Acting Editor at Nottinghamp Post in response to EMAS Complaint

30 March 2013

 

Media Release - Paramedic paints the city

2 April 2013

 

Complaint to Nottingham Post on inaccurate and sensationalist stories

28 March 2013

 

Media Release - Think 'meds' as well as eggs

26 March 2013

 

Media Release - Being the Best proposals approved

25 March 2013

 

Media Release - Time for a heart-to-heart

20 March 2013

 

Media Release - Supporting the community to save lives

20 March 2013

 

Media Release - Mick meets his hero

19 March 2013

 

Media Release - Being the Best final recommendation

18 March 2013

 

Media Release - Investing in our response

18 March 2013

 

Media Release - Gracey is dad's hero

7 March 2013

 

Media Release - Patient thanks paramedic crew

6 March 2013

 

Media Release - Teaching others to save lives

4 March 2013

 

Media Release - Accessing 999 through SMS text

1 March 2013

 

Media Release - Paramedic is national award winner

28 February 2013

 

Media Release - Talking about death and dying

22 February 2013

 

Media Release - Dignity Action Day

28 January 2013

 

Media Release - Moving forward through learning and development

28 January 2013

 

Media Release - Cold snap puts pressure on Ambulance Service

21 January 2013

 

Media Release - Plunging temperatures, snow and ice

14 January 2013

 

Media Release - Dean's on a mission

11 January 2013

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Media Release - Being the Best proposals update

10 January 2013

 

Media Statement - Being the Best Consultation Response Report published

7 January 2013

 

Media Release - Busy New Year for EMAS

2 January 2013

 

Media Release - Don't start 2013 in an ambulance!

31 December 2012

 

Media Release - EMAS experiences highest ever 999 demand

22 December 2012

 

Media Release - 'Tis the season to be merry - 999 service prepares for party night demand

19 December 2012

 

Media Release - Consultation closes Monday: Help us to shape the future of our ambulance service

14 December 2012

 

Media Release - Don't be a casualty of the cold

12 December 2012

 

Media Release - Jenna is a Good Samaritan

3 December 2012

 

Media Release - Swadlincote public meeting this week

3 December 2012

 

Media Release - CRY and EMAS Educational Day

23 November 2012

 

Media Release - Community in Unity, Nottinghamshire

20 November 2012

 

Media Release - EMAS medics pick up Olympic award

19 November 2012

Photograph: L-R: Andy Magee, Liam Phillips and Kerrie Webster

 

Media Release - New Lincolnshire meeting for Ambulance Service changes

14 November 2012

 

Media Release - Lucy is back in the saddle

13 November 2012

 

Media Release - New Northamptonshire meeting for Ambulance Service changes

12 November 2012

 

Media Release - New Nottinghamshire meetings for Ambulance Service changes

12 November 2012

 

Media Release - George is gem of a neighbour

9 November 2012

 

Media Release - New Chesterfield meeting about ambulance service changes

8 November 2012

 

Media Release: Firework injuries

7 November 2012

 

Media Release: Northamptonshire people - help shape your ambuance service

5 November 2012

 

Media Release: Stay safe this bonfire night!

1 November 2012

 

Media Release: Helping patients get the right care

1 November 2012

 

Media Release: Postponed - EMAS FT Governor Awareness Sessions

30 October 2012

 

Media Release: Winter tyres for 999 vehicles

29 October 2012

 

Media Release: Praise for Northamptonshire Community First Responder

29 October 2012

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Media Release: Becoming an EMAS Foundation Trust Governor

22 October 2012

 

Media Release: Being the Best extra meetings in Northamptonshire

19 October 2012

 

Media Release - Join us, get involved, have a say and get checked over!

15 October 2012

 

Media Release - New Ambulance & Police Service for Loughborough Town Centre

15 October 2012

 

Media Release: Public meetings - Help us to shape the future of your ambulance service 

5 October 2012

 

Media Release: New ambulances for Derbyshire

25 September 2012

 

Media Release: Help us to shape the future of our ambulance service

14 September 2012

 

Media Release: 999 heroes receive special honour - Derbyshire

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13 September 2012

 

Media Release: Ambulance heroes receive special honour - Nottinghamshire

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13 September 2012

 

Media Release: Ambulance heroes receive special honour - Leicestershire

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13 September 2012

 

Media Release: Ambulance heroes receive special honour - Lincolnshire

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13 September 2012

 

Media Releases: Qualification will boost patient care

12 September 2012

 

Media Releaes: Thanks for saving my life - twice!

31 August 2012

 

Media Release: Annual General Meeting

28 August 2012

 

Media Release: Event aims to share life-saving messages

23 August 2012

 

Media Release: New A&E Ambulance vehicles

23 August 2012

 

Media Release: Better response, better performance and better care

17 July 2012

 

Media Release: Man who had cardiac arrest meets life-savers

13 July 2012

Photograph from reunion

 

Media Release: Winners for National Patient Safety Award!

5 July 2012

 

Media Release: Stormy weather results in calls to Ambulance Service

28 June 2012

 

Media Release: Ambulance service helps to prevent drowning

22 June 2012

 

Media Release: Brave 8 and 6 year old did the right thing in emergency

19 June 2012

 

Media Release - Police and paramedic save man from burning car

15 June 2012

 

Media Release - Surge in 999 calls over the Jubilee weekend

8 June 2012

 

Media Release - 'Think emergency' and help us to get to you quickly!

29 May 2012

 

Media Release - "Enjoy the weather - but look after your health!"

25 May 2012

 

Media Release - Man who broke neck in RTC to thank ambulance crew

10 May 2012

 

Media Statement - Train derailment, Nottinghamshire

27 April 2012

 

Media Release - Defibrillators can save lives - tell us if you have one!

25 April 2012

 

Media Statement - Potential fuel tanker drivers strike

29 March 2012

 

Media Release - Four-year-old to receive Ambulance Bravery Award

15 March 2012

 

Media Release - Ambulance technician retires after 30 years A&E service

6 March 2012

 

Media Release - RS Components donation supports Corby life saving team

8 February 2012

 

Media Release - Over 1000 life-threatening calls received on Sunday

6 February 2012

 

Media Release: 'Don't put your life at risk' says paramedic - dangers of playing on frozen water

3 February 2012

 

Media Release: New DECC service gives prompt quality emergency care

20 January 2012

Photo from media launch, courtesy of Northampton Chronicle & Echo news

 

Media Release - Thank you for saving our baby's life

17 January 2012

Photo of Ambulance crew, baby Alliza-Lily and Mum Michelle Walkley

 

Media Release - MBE for Northamptonshire Volunteer Medical Doctor

3 January 2012

Photo of Dr Peter Gordon, EMICS Doctor

 

2011

 

Media Release - Stay safe on New Year's Eve

28 December 2011

 

Media Release - Stock-up and be prepared

15 December 2011

 

Media Release - EMAS fixed it for Chloe!

12 December 2011

Photo of Chloe with Lesley King

 

Media Release - Ambulance bravery certificate for 12 year old

12 December 2011

Photo of Hayyan Tarafder and Donna Ulyatt, paramedic

 

Media Release - Patient Transport Services

9 December 2011

 

Media Statement: October 2011 ambulance performance

2 December 2011


Media Release - Life saver or time waster?

1 December 2011

 

Media Release - Industrial Action update

Midday 30 November 2011

 

Media Release - NHS Protect figures on violence and aggression against staff

10 November 2011

 

Media Release - Dignity and care provided by new integrated Crisis Response Service

8 November 2011

 

Media Release - Thank you for saving my life

7 November 2011

 

Media Release - Riders encouraged to carry vital medical information

4 November 2011

 

Media Release - Appointment of three Non-Executive Directors to EMAS Board

11 October 2011

 

Media Release: Be involved, have your say and get a free health check in Northamptonshire

27 September 2011

 

Media Release: Chief Executive Commendation for A&E Clinical Student

26 September 2011

Photo of Simon Morgan receiving Commendation

 

Media Release: Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Young

22 September 2011

Photo of ambulance crew delivering CPR workshop

Photo of crew delivering awareness workshop

Photo of crew delivering ECG workshop

Photo of HART paramedic and vehicle

 

Media Release: Annual General Meeting 2011

20 September 2011

 

Media Release: Risk of sudden cardiac arrest in young

19 September 2011

Photo of four of the paramedics to deliver workshops

 

Media Statement: Ambulance and hospital turnaround times

9 September 2011

 

Media Release: Over 300 people attend Ambulance Service open day in Nottingham, 5 September 2011

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Media Release: Ambulance service takes the fear out of 999

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Media Release: Local people helping to save lives, 16 August 2011

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Media Release: Ambulance Service welcomes children from Chernobyl, 15 August 2011

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Media Release: Ambulance service urges adults and children to Stay Out and Stay Safe

2 August 2011  Click

 

Media Release: Paramedic Steve Reid about to set sail

29 July 2011  Click

 

Media Release: Commendation for Ambulance Service Innovation, 18 July 2011

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Media Release: Exceptionally busy weekend for the ambulance service

28 June 2011  Click

 

Media Release: Appointment of Interim Chairman

24 June 2011  Click

 

Statement: EMAS Current Performance

23 June 2011  Click

 

Statement: Incident at Noel Baker Community School, Derby

22 June 2011  Click

 

Media Release: HART Paramedic to tackle 3 peaks challenge 

21 June 2011  Click

 

Media Release: Family donate equipment to say thanks

24 May 2011  Click

 

Media Release: Ambulance Service Chief Retires

06 May 2011  Click

 

Media Release: Ambulance service annual performance results announced

19 April 2011  Click

 

Media Release: Ambulance crews fast dash to help raise cash

14 April 2011  Click

 

Media Release: Conference to enhance knowledge and skills

6 April 2011  Click

 

Media Release: Ambulance man dedicates 35 years to saving lives 

30 March 2011  Click 

 

Media Release: Making health services safe and equal

30 March 2011  Click

 

Media Release: New clinical care targets for Ambulance Service

29 March 2011  Click

 

Media Release: Heart hero given national award for outstanding care

29 March 2011  Click

 

Media Release: Have your say in Derbyshire and get a free health check

16 March 2011  Click

 

Media Release: Ambulance service response to double decker crash

15 March 2011  Click

 

Media Release: EMAS apprentices prepare for the future

4 February 2011  Click

 

Media Release: EMAS meets essential standards of quality and safety

3 February 2011  Click

 

2010

 

Statement: Christmas activity

29 December 2010  Click

 

Statement: Winter Watch

17 December 2010  Click

 

Media Release: Improving our ambulance service Governance Review

14 December 2010  Click

 

Statement: Winter readiness

29 November 2010  Click

 

Statement: Winter pressure planning

26 October 2010  Click

 

Statement: Collision on the A52, Nottinghamshire

25 October 2010  Click

 

Statement: Serious untoward incidents response 

5 October 2010  Click

 

Media Release: EMAS appoint new Medical Director

10 September 2010  Click

 

Media Release: Annual General Meeting (AGM)

6 September 2010  Click

 

Media Release: Open event at Lincoln

3 August 2010  Click

 

Media Release: EMAS welcomes reappointment of Chair to Trust Board 

30 June 2010  Click

 

Media Release: Ambulance man retires after 32 years

30 June 2010  Click

 

Statement: Fire at Lindsey Oil Refinery near Immingham

29 June 2010  Click

 

Media Release: EMAS to teach Derbyshire pupils lifesaving skills 

18 June 2010  Click

 

Media Release: Teachers to learn how to save lives

28 May 2010  Click

 

Media Release: Paramedic to take part in World Yacht Race

21 May 2010  Click

 

Statement: Light air craft crash, Northamptonshire  

6 May 2010  Click

 

Media Release: Knowing your blood pressure could save your life

13th April 2010  Click

 

Media Release: West Leicestershire Community First Responders saving lives 

12 March 2010  Click

 

Media Release: New ambulance Director of Operations

4 March 2010  Click

 

Media Release: Lincolnshire mum to meet ambulance control operator who helped diliver baby

3 March 2010  Click

 

Media Release: EMAS student paramedics graduate

22 February 2010  Click

 

Media Release: Commendations for ten Northants Ambulance Staff

29 January 2010  Click

 

Media Release: Scunthrope Safe Haven Success

15 January 2010  Click

 

Media Release: Green light for ambulance hygeine

13 January 2010  Click

 

Media Release: Hazardous Conditions Put Additional Pressure on Emergency Services 

13 January 2010  Click

 

Media Release: EMAS rises to the challenge - bad weather conditions

6 January 2010  Click

 

Media Release: Successful Lincoln City Christmas and New Year Triage Facility 

4 January 2010  Click

 

 

 

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EMAS HART with Lincs Fire & Rescue at Lincs floods courtesy of Getty Images
EMAS HART members Drew Staton and Roger Towers (left of the boat) with Lincs Fire & Rescue at Boston, Lincolnshire floods 5 December 2013. Image courtesy of Getty Images