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.
- Woman jailed following abuse of Welsh Ambulance Service
Mariette Mcharg, of Caernarfon Gardens, Barry made 408 calls to the Trust via 999 over a two-year period
27 Jul 2016 11:24
- Statement on June 2016's performance figures
We reached 77.1% of RED calls within eight minutes, 81.8% within nine minutes and 86% within 10 minutes.
27 Jul 2016 09:33
- Michelle's 'tireless work' reaps Pride of Wales reward
Welsh Ambulance Service Community First Responder (CFR) and Urgent Care Assistant Michelle Evans has been awarded the Contribution to Public Service award with Print Centre Group at the Nation Radio Pride of Wales Awards 2016 with Sinclair Group.
26 Jul 2016 17:27
- WAST’S UNISON Awards
Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust’s (WAST) Dylan Parry, Christian Lewis and David Thomson, were recent recipients of UNISON’s prestigious Health Awards, presented to Welsh NHS members in recognition of the valuable contribution they make in their workplac
20 Jul 2016 17:48
- Welsh Ambulance Service stalwart who became paramedic after Aberfan disaster retires after 41 years
Dennis Moss, who lives in Thornhill, Cardiff, said witnessing the aftermath triggered his desire to care for people
19 Jul 2016 11:44
- George meets his paramedic ‘hero’!
When ten years old George Howell from Cowbridge tucked into his bag of mixed nuts, little did he realize that within minutes his mother Helen would be making an emergency call to the Welsh Ambulance Service.
18 Jul 2016 16:43
- Welsh Ambulance Service boss steps back in time as he collects Queen’s Ambulance Service Medal
The award, which was made as part of the Queen’s New Year’s Honours, was handed to him almost 42 years to the day since he performed his first ceremonial guard at the castle as a member of the Welsh Guards.
13 Jul 2016 16:58
- Welsh Ambulance Service takes on its first-ever administrative apprentices
Demi Tamplin and Rhiannon Harries, both from Swansea, started in their new roles as apprentice business secretaries last week
12 Jul 2016 10:25