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Ambulance service appoints Director of People

North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust has appointed Lisa Ward as its first Director of People. With 20 years’ experience of working for the ambulance service and over 30 years’ experience of working in human resources, Lisa has previously held the position of Interim Director of Organisational Development, since 2018. As part of her new… Read more »

SCAS partners with GoodSAM to bring video streaming tech into 999 Clinical Coordination Centres

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) is launching a ground-breaking digital product – GoodSAM’s Instant On Scene – to enable the public to stream video directly from their smartphones into the SCAS 999 Clinical Coordination Centres (CCC). The system is set to revolutionise triage for the ambulance service, ensuring medics can now see… Read more »

Geo-location tool integrated into aircraft to aid search and rescue operations

Britten-Norman is designing a modification to install ARTEMIS, an award-winning geo-location and communication tool designed especially for search and rescue operators. The equipment provides a geolocation system that can detect cell phones and communicate with them at distances in excess of 30km. The system can map and locate mobile phones even in areas outside cellular… Read more »

UK Civil Air Patrol supports the NHS with life-saving flights

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has provided many challenges, not least for the NHS. For its part the UK Civil Air Patrol has risen to this challenge with the provision, to the NHS, of an express air transport delivery service in conjunction with the British Blood Bike despatch riders. These single-pilot air transport flights, which are… Read more »

Ruth Lee Ltd working in partnership with leading virtual reality developer

Ruth Lee Ltd has announced a new partnership with VSTEP, the world leading simulation software provider. With this collaboration, Ruth Lee will operate as the official representative of the Response Simulator product in the UK and Ireland markets. Both companies will join forces to help users fill the gap between theoretical and practical real-life training…. Read more »