Welcome to the Welsh Ambulance Service News Desk and Media area. We will keep you up to date with all the latest news and information relating to your local ambulance service.
Our Corporate Communications Unit handle both internal and external communications, dealing with all enquiries from the media and keeping the public and stakeholders informed of the work of our staff.
- Cerys thanks fantastic ambulance crew
“I’m bleeding, and it won’t stop.” Those were the words of 24yr old Cerys Loyns from Rumney, Cardiff on 5th April this year when she phoned her mother, Jane at about 5.50pm that day. But little did mum Jane know what would face her when she rushed round t
28 Sep 2016 12:31
- Statement on August 2016's performance figures
We reached 78.1% of RED calls within eight minutes, 82.4% within nine minutes and 85.9% within 10 minutes.
28 Sep 2016 09:32
- Help shape Welsh Ambulance Service’s staff awards
For the past couple of weeks, colleagues have been nominating one another for the Working Together Award, Taking Responsibility Award, Valuing Difference Award, Personal Excellence Award, Chairman’s Award and the Chief Executive’s Award.
26 Sep 2016 16:34
- Welsh Ambulance Service scoops double award for partnership work on frequent callers
The collaboration between health, third sector, local authority and other agencies to reduce demand on emergency services won the Working Seamlessly Across Organisations Award
26 Sep 2016 16:19
- Celebrate Wrexham’s new ambulance and fire station at community open day
The Welsh Ambulance Service and North Wales Fire and Rescue Service are hosting an open day on Saturday 1 October from 11am until 3pm at the AFSRC on Croesnewydd Road.
23 Sep 2016 11:08
- Wrexham’s Ambulance and Fire Services Resource Centre officially opened
The purpose-built AFSRC, which is the first of its kind in Wales, boasts an eight-bay fire station, a six-bay ambulance station, a make ready facility and fleet workshop plus ultramodern training facilities.
23 Sep 2016 11:39
- Rhyl car company displays life-saving support for the community
Not only have WR Davies Motor Group of Rhyl purchased a brand new i-Pad defibrillator for the use of the Prestatyn & Rhyl Community First Responder (CFR) team, but they have also agreed for one of their members of staff to attend life-threatening 999 call
19 Sep 2016 10:33
- Carrot puts little Rowan and family through life or death trauma!
Chewing on a simple piece of vegetable was enough to cause 20 months old Rowan Hibbert such problems that one Community First Responder, a Rapid Response Vehicle and Paramedic, two Emergency Ambulances, and an Air Ambulance were required to attend at his
15 Sep 2016 16:39