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Ambulance crew prevent patient falling foul of fraud

The quick-thinking actions of an ambulance crew in Scunthorpe have prevented their elderly patient from losing thousands of pounds to a scam.

Yvette Ray and Chris Gough attended a patient and during their observations, established that something was not right about an encounter the patient had experienced the day before. 

The Big Three


Together with our staff and stakeholders we created ‘The Big 3: Respond | Develop | Collaborate’, to summarise EMAS’ vision, strategic objectives and values.

Find out more about our values.

New calls process for GPs and HCPs

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The way we manage calls from GPs and other healthcare professionals (HCPs) requesting an ambulance changed from 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.