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NHS England - NHS Ambulance Services

NHS England - NHS Ambulance Services, Released 26th January 2017

This report reviews the progress that the NHS ambulance services have made since our previous report and that of the Committee of Public Accounts. This report assesses whether NHS ambulance services are providing value for money. Read in full here

"In England, 10 regionally based ambulance trusts provide urgent and emergency healthcare, with separate arrangements for the Isle of Wight. Trusts may also provide a range of other services, such as patient transport and NHS 111. In 2015-16, these services cost about £2.2 billion, of which £1.78 billion was for urgent and emergency services. In 2015-16, the ambulance service received 9.4 million urgent or emergency calls and 1.3 million transfers from NHS 111, which together resulted in 6.6 million face-to-face attendances."

Related event:

Improving the Ambulance Response: Moving from a focus on 8 minutes to improving outcomes for patients through a clinically appropriate response
Monday 22 May 
De Vere West One, London

27 January 2017


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