Tag Archives: ambulance

Ambulance service launches life saving app

Yorkshire Ambulance Service have launched a ‘save a life app’ for mobile phone which shows where the nearest external defibrillator can be found from over a thousand external across the country. The app also offers guidance on how to respond in the event of someone suffering a cardiac arrest. Sheffield Live! reporter Azz Mohammed spoke to Emma Scott, community defibrillation officer for Yorkshire Ambulance Service.

NHS workers take strike action

For the first time ever in their history,  midwives went out on strike. The nationwide action included nurses, ambulance crews, paramedics and hospital porters all walking out for better pay.  The workers have been offered a 1% consolidated pay rise.