Welsh Ambulance Service celebrates its heroes at fourth annual Staff Awards at Cardiff City Hall

THE Welsh Ambulance Service honoured its staff and volunteers at its fourth annual Staff Awards ceremony last night (Wednesday 09 October 2019). More than 300 guests gathered at Cardiff City Hall to celebrate the contributions of long-serving staff, as well as the winners of category awards, including the new Team of the Year Award and Welsh Language Award. In the ceremony...

Creating a generation of life-savers: Restart a Heart Day 2019

HUNDREDS of schoolchildren across Wales have been learning life-saving CPR as part of the annual Restart a Heart Day campaign. Yesterday, dozens of Welsh Ambulance Service staff and volunteers visited more than 30 secondary schools across the country to demonstrate how to save a life by performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR. The Trust’s volunteers were also...

Media Statement

Below is the Welsh Ambulance Service media statement, following the recent inquest of Ffion Jones: Jason Killens, Chief Executive at the Welsh Ambulance Service, said: “We would like to extend our sincere condolences to Mr and Mrs Jones and their family at this very sad and difficult time following the tragic loss of their daughter Ffion. We are deeply saddened, as our...

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

As the year unfolds and our staff continue supporting the people of Wales, our work is being recognised at prestigious awards. This time it is the work of Helen Lumber, Business Administration Manager, based in Matrix One, Swansea. Today it has been announced that she has been shortlisted for one of the Our Health Heroes Awards in the Operational Services Support Worker of...