Emergency Services Carol Service

THE Emergency Services in north Wales are joining together for their annual Carol Service at St Asaph Cathedral next week. On Monday, 9th December at 7:30pm North Wales Police, North Wales Fire and Rescue Service, the Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust and other emergency services will be taking part in the annual event. North Wales Police Chief Constable Carl Foulkes said:...

Help shape Welsh Ambulance Service’s vision for equality

THE Welsh Ambulance Service is asking the public to help shape its vision for equality. The Trust is inviting feedback on its Treating People Fairly strategy, which sets out its approach to delivering the Equality Act and other key legislation like the Welsh Language (Wales) Measure 2011 the Well-being of Future Generations and Social Services Acts.  Claire Vaughan,...

Welsh Ambulance Service appoints Director of Digital Services

THE Welsh Ambulance Service has appointed its first Director of Digital Services. Andy Haywood, a former Royal Navy officer, has been appointed to shape and oversee an ambitious digital services strategy which will support the delivery of patient care and improve the experience of staff. Andy joins the organisation from Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust, where he was the Associate...

‘999? I’ve stubbed my toe on the Christmas tree’

A MAN dialled 999 after a woman stubbed her toe on a Christmas tree. Another man called the Welsh Ambulance Service to wish his friends a merry Christmas, while one woman asked for help for a stinging sensation after shaving her bikini line. In more inappropriate 999 calls in the last year, one man asked for ambulance assistance to get into a locked church, while another called...