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2015 - Press Release

Yorkshire Ambulance Service Staff and Volunteers Celebrate Award Success
23 December 2015
Congratulations to staff and volunteers at Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) who were recognised at this year's Yorkshire Evening Post Best of Health Awards on Monday 7 December 2015.
Please Use Ambulances Wisely on New Year's Eve
23 December 2015
Ambulance bosses are again appealing for people in the region to use their emergency service wisely as they complete their final preparations for what is traditionally the busiest night of the year - New Year's Eve.
Festive reminder Don't forget to order your repeat prescriptions
18 December 2015
The region's NHS 111 service is urging people to put repeat prescriptions on their Christmas checklists alongside the tinsel, turkey and TV guide.
A Christmas Message from Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust
16 December 2015
As a vital emergency service that provides life-saving care and treatment to people across Yorkshire and its many visitors throughout the year, the Christmas period is a normal working week for many of our staff.
Ambulance service tweets live from its Emergency Operations Centre
16 December 2015
Have you ever wondered what goes on in an ambulance emergency operations centre?
Feeling unwell? 'Choose Well' this winter to get the best care for you
07 December 2015
In the busy approach to Christmas, Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust is reminding everyone to 'Choose Well' when feeling unwell to reduce pressure on the service as demand increases.
Trust board highlights progress on response times and CQC actions and welcomes the Government's commitment to pioneering Vanguard sites
01 December 2015
At its bi-monthly public board meeting recently Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) highlighted how its improvement in response times had been recognised by partners and the Trust Development Agency (TDA).
Ambulance Service Urges People to Drink Safely
18 November 2015
As part of Alcohol Awareness Week 2015, Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust is reminding people to drink responsibly to keep themselves and others free from harm.
Ambulance Service Holds Winter Roadshow
17 November 2015
Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) is taking over a shop in The Ridings Shopping Centre, Wakefield for a week of family fun.
Public Invited to Ambulance Service Event
17 November 2015
Members of the public are invited to a Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust presentation focusing on nursing, as well as being given the opportunity to find out more about the wider work of the Trust.
Incident at Outwood Academy School, Ripon, North Yorkshire
11 November 2015
Yorkshire Ambulance Service received an emergency call from Outwood Academy School in Ripon at 11.30am this morning (11 November 2015) to reports that a number of students had fallen ill suddenly with nausea and feeling faint.
Fire and health rapid response to falls is a FIRST for Hull
10 November 2015
A pioneering new scheme involving Humberside Fire and Rescue Service, City Health Care Partnership CIC (CHCP CIC), Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust and Humber NHS Foundation Trust
We Did It! Yorkshire Ambulance Service Hosts Marathon Life-saving Lesson for 20,000 Youngsters
30 October 2015
Around 20,000 youngsters learned a life-saving lesson on European Restart a Heart Day thanks to a major Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) initiative.
YAS Quality Account 2015-16 "Have your say"
30 October 2015
What does a high quality ambulance service mean to you?
Ambulance Service Issues Bonfire Night Safety Reminder
28 October 2015
Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) is reminding people to stay safe in the run-up to Bonfire Night.
Yorkshire Ambulance Service Launches Telecare Scheme
26 October 2015
Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust has joined forces with Welbeing, a leading national telecare provider, to launch a subscriber scheme to deliver telecare assistance to people living in the Yorkshire and Humber region.
Blue light services launch South Yorkshire's first Emergency First Responder scheme
16 October 2015
Around 30 reserve firefighters at Stocksbridge, Rossington and Dearne will soon be responding to life-threatening emergency calls at the same time as an ambulance, thanks to the launch of South Yorkshire's first Emergency First Responder (EFR) scheme.
Support Our Campaign - Learn a Life-saving Skill
01 October 2015
Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) has launched a social media campaign to encourage potential life-savers to learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
Leeds United Support Restart a Heart Day
01 October 2015
Leeds United are proud to support a Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) initiative to teach life-saving skills at local schools.
Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust Board
01 October 2015
At its AGM in Doncaster this week the Yorkshire Ambulance Service Trust Board was updated on the high quality of service provided to NHS 111 patients
Ambulance Trust is Ready for a Busy Weekend in Leeds
26 September 2015
Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust is ready for a busy weekend in Leeds with the recent return of university students and two Rugby World Cup matches at Elland Road.
Ambulance Service Opens its Doors to Members of the Public
23 September 2015
Members of the public are being given the chance to take a closer look at their local ambulance service at Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust's Annual General Meeting (AGM) next week.
Ambulance service tweets live from its Emergency Operations Centre
27 August 2015
Have you ever wondered what goes on in an ambulance emergency operations centre?
Stay safe this bank holiday and only use 999 for emergencies
27 August 2015
That's the message from the region's ambulance service as they gear up for a busy bank holiday weekend.
Bank Holiday Reminder - Don't forget to order your repeat prescriptions
26 August 2015
The region's NHS 111 urgent care service is urging people to check that they have sufficient medication to last them over the forthcoming bank holiday weekend.
Trust welcomes news on 'caring' service and commits to continuing improvements in other areas
21 August 2015
Trust welcomes news on 'caring' service and commits to continuing improvements in other areas
Public Invited to Ambulance Service Event
22 July 2015
Yorkshire Ambulance Service Trust Board Meeting Held in Public and presentation on care in the community on Tuesday 28 July 2015
Ambulance Service offers Heatwave Advice
29 June 2015
Members of the public are being urged to take extra care as weather forecasters indicate hot weather is on its way over the next few days.
Teenage Cardiac Arrest Survivor Thanks Life-savers
23 June 2015
An inspirational 15-year-old who suffered a cardiac arrest at school has finished his GCSEs - just weeks after school staff saved his life.
Apprentices Honoured at Graduation Ceremony
12 June 2015
Former BBC Apprentice star Claire Young met Apprentices of a different kind at a recent Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust graduation ceremony.
YAS staff to appear in BBC Series An hour to save your life
02 June 2015
Staff from Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust are set to appear in the second series of BBC documentary series An Hour To Save Your Life which begins tonight.
Non-Executive Director Changes at Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS
31 May 2015
The NHS Trust Development Authority (NHS TDA) has confirmed the appointment of John Nutton as a Non-Executive Director of Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) from 5 June 2015 for a two-year term.
Clinical Excellence Highlighted at Ambulance Trust Board Meeting
29 May 2015
The region's ambulance service highlighted clinical excellence at its Trust Board Meeting held in public this week in Bradford.
YAS Celebrates National Volunteers' Week
27 May 2015
Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) is celebrating National Volunteers' Week from Monday 1 June to Sunday 7 June 2015 to say a big thank you to all its volunteers across the patch.
Yorkshire Ambulance Service appoints new Chief Executive and Director of Operations
12 May 2015
Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Rod Barnes as its Chief Executive.
Mum-of-four Backs Campaign to Create a Generation of Life-savers
01 May 2015
A mum-of-four who survived a cardiac arrest thanks to quick-thinking Good Samaritans has applauded the 97 secondary schools who have signed up to receive life-saving training.
Yorkshire's Ambulance Service is geared up
30 April 2015
Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) is geared up for the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire this weekend on 1, 2 and 3 May 2015 and has contingency plans in place to manage its operations during the event and across the May Day bank holiday.
Stay safe over the Easter break and only use 999 for emergencies
01 April 2015
That's the message from the region's ambulance service as they get ready for one of their busiest weekends of the year.
Easter reminder - Don't forget to order your repeat prescriptions
29 March 2015
The region's NHS 111 urgent care service is urging people to put repeat prescriptions on their Easter checklists alongside the hot-cross buns and chocolate eggs.
Children's Critical Care Transport Service
27 March 2015
Yorkshire's specialist round-the-clock Embrace transport service for critically-ill infants and children was highlighted at the Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) NHS Trust Board Meeting held in public this week.
Public Invited to Ambulance Service Event
18 March 2015
Public Invited to Ambulance Service Event
Ambulance Service Showcases Apprentice Talent during National Apprenticeship Week
13 March 2015
Ambulance Service Showcases Apprentice Talent during National Apprenticeship Week
Region's NHS 111 Service Celebrates its Second Birthday
05 March 2015
The region's NHS 111 service, which is run by Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust, is celebrating its second birthday today (5 March 2015).
Ambulance Trust Celebrates International Women's Day
04 March 2015
To mark International Women's Day on Sunday 8 March 2015, Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust has profiled some of the inspirational women it has working in different roles across the organisation.
Publication of Report in Connection with Jimmy Savile
26 February 2015
Publication of Report in Connection with Jimmy Savile
Yorkshire Ambulance Service is all Heart on Valentine's Day
12 February 2015
Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) has issued a heartfelt appeal to secondary schools across the country to sign up for a record-breaking life-saving lesson.
Ambulance Service Prepares for Cold Snap
28 January 2015
RESIDENTS are being warned to take extra care as a cold snap takes hold over the next few days.
Public Invited to Ambulance Service Presentation on Improving Outcomes from Cardiac Arrest
21 January 2015
Public Invited to Ambulance Service Presentation on Improving Outcomes from Cardiac Arrest
Unite Claims - Prioritisation of Emergency Calls
15 January 2015
Unite Claims - Prioritisation of Emergency Calls


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