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Helen Lumber, shortlisted for an Our Health Heroes Awards and Welsh Champion

05/09/19 12:36

Our colleague Helen Lumber has been shortlisted for one of the Our Health Heroes Awards and has been named as the Welsh champion in her category. You can vote to help win the National Prize!

Welsh Ambulance Service trains team of office-based volunteer Community First Responders

22/08/19 10:07

Our staff have completed the training of the first ever team of Community First Responders within NHS Wales Informatic Service. They will respond to incident whilst working at their central Cardiff office. Congratulations and welcome to the team!

A chance meet sparked a series of positive outcomes

21/08/19 02:04

After suffering from sepsis, a patient was determined to meet our crew who had helped him on the day he got ill. Reuniting him and his wife sparked a much longer series of positive event.

The Welsh Ambulance Service welcomes the UK’s first prescribing paramedics among its team

04/07/19 10:41

The first ever prescribing paramedics have now graduated after the change in legislation, and they are all members of the Welsh Ambulance Service's staff.

WAST in numbers

714 Vehicles
479,444 Verified incidents
787,666 NEPTS journeys
301,640 Calls to NHS Direct Wales


Staff Awards 2019

10th October 2019

The Trust’s annual Staff Awards are now open for nominations. Every year the Trust holds a ceremony to recognise those individuals with long service and good conduct, and celebrate the fantastic work taking place within the service.