A controversial change to rotas at the region’s ambulance trust has been halted after staff raised concerns about the impact on their work-life balance.
Ambulances which are already carrying patients could be sent to new emergencies in a bid to drive down response times.
Norfolk’s emergency services chiefs have welcomed a new law which will double the maximum sentence for anyone convicted of assaulting an emergency service worker to twelve months.
The boss of the region’s embattled ambulance service has revealed he will step down.
The boss of the region’s ambulance trust will leave the service.
A £50,000 independent review into the region’s ambulance trust has looked at whether bosses are good enough after a winter crisis engulfed Norfolk’s health service.
A Norwich MP has branded two of Norfolk’s NHS organisations as “just not good enough” after both received unsatisfactory inspection reports.
The region’s ambulance service has been told it must improve after inspectors found high demand had left staff burnt out and performance targets missed.
Paramedic Tracy Nicholls has been appointed as director of clinical quality and improvement at East of England Ambulance Trust (EEAST).
An ambulance boss has said pressures on the NHS are no longer confined to just the winter and are instead seen all year round.
A former health minister has claimed ambulance bosses “misled” MPs on a number of matters relating to winter pressures.
An extra 330 staff are to be recruited as part of a multi-million pound boost for the region’s under-pressure ambulance service to help it cope with an intense rise in demand.
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