Solving the NHS staffing crisis must be top government priority to improve services
Conference debates ambulance and privatisation issues and discusses how to make the union ‘ballot ready’
Private firms are capitalising on the crisis in ambulance services, by tempting paramedics and other crew away from NHS work.
The money would have been far better spent investing in pay, staffing, services and social care.
Ambulance employees work in all sorts of situations and weathers.
Ambulance staff, like so many in the NHS, can’t just leave their stress at the door when they get home.
Paramedics are driving 1,000 miles to deliver 10 ambulances to Ukraine health workers and relief goods to refugees
There are real fears that staff and services will be unable to cope as demand inevitably increases.
Ambulance trusts must provide urgent support