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A selection of face pictures featuring our volunteers across the East Midlands region.

We're proud of our award-winning volunteers

Our Volunteering Team have continued to work throughout 2021 to expand our non-emergency Patient Transport Services (NEPTS) via both patient facing and non-patient facing roles.

Despite the ongoing challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic continues to present, between 1 April 2021 and 12 January 2022, the team has undertaken an impressive 187,775 miles of driving patients to their vital scheduled appointments at hospital.

The team have had their efforts and contributions recognised via one award and three award nominations during the past twelve months – winning the South Derbyshire Community Hero Award.

Join Our Big Green Family

Here at EMAS, we are proud to serve the communities and people of the East Midlands. Come Join Our Big Green Family and help us move to outstanding services overall for patients and staff. 

Find out more about our vacancies and how you can join the team.  

Call process for GPs and HCPs

A paramedic in our 999 control room wearing green uniform and headset looking at computer system

The way we manage calls from GPs and other healthcare professionals (HCPs) requesting an ambulance changed on Tuesday 1 October 2019. Find out more.

About EMAS

East Midlands Ambulance Service provides emergency 999 care and telephone clinical assessment services for a population of 4.8 million people.

On average we receive a new 999 call every 40 seconds (1,026,249 emergency and urgent calls received during 2018/2019).

In an emergency call 999. If it's not an emergency but you still need medical help, call telephone number 111.

EMAS is an equal opportunities employer. Each year we publish Modern Slavery Act and Gender Pay Gap statements.