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Please use our services wisely over New Year
30 December 2016
Please Use Our Ambulances Wisely Over New Year
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Life-saving Prizes for Two Restart a Heart Day Schools
22 December 2016
Life-saving Prizes for Two Restart a Heart Day Schools
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Christmas Message from Yorkshire Ambulance Service Chief Executive Rod Barnes
22 December 2016
Christmas Message from Yorkshire Ambulance Service Chief Executive Rod Barnes
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Prestigious Award for Long-serving Alan Baranowski
21 December 2016
Prestigious Awards for Long-serving Alan Baranowski
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Christmas Reminder - Don't forget to order your repeat prescriptions
19 December 2016
Yorkshire's NHS 111 service is reminding people to order their repeat prescriptions in time for the Christmas break
Stay safe on 'Mad Friday'!
14 December 2016
Ambulance Service Appeal for Responsible Drinking
Record-breaking CPR Training Success on Restart a Heart Day
30 November 2016
Record-breaking CPR Training Success on Restart a Heart Day
Yorkshire Ambulance Service Corporate Communications Team Scoops Silver PR Award
24 November 2016
Yorkshire Ambulance Service Corporate Communications Team Scoops Silver PR Award
Ambulance Service Issues Bonfire Night Safety Reminder
02 November 2016
Ambulance Service Issues Bonfire Night Safety Reminder
Yorkshire Ambulance Service Gears Up for World's Biggest Life-saving Lesson
11 October 2016
Yorkshire Ambulance Service Gears Up for World's Biggest Life-saving Lesson
Kind-hearted Sheffield United FC and their Community Foundation Support World's Biggest Life-saving Lesson
29 September 2016
Kind-hearted Sheffield United FC and their Community Foundation Support World's Biggest Life-saving Lesson
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Ambulance Service Opens its Doors to Members of the Public
26 September 2016
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 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM).
Survivors of Bystander CPR Support Life-saving Ambulance Service Campaign
16 September 2016
Survivors of Bystander CPR Support Life-saving Ambulance Service Campaign
Ambulance Service Goes on the Road for Leeds Briggate Family Fun Day
13 September 2016
Ambulance Service Goes on the Road for Leeds Briggate Family Fun Day
Learn How to Save a Life at the National Emergency Services Museum
12 September 2016
Learn How to Save a Life at the National Emergency Services Museum
Ambulance Staff Take 'First Steps' Towards Supporting Mental Wellbeing
07 September 2016
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More Than 200 Visitors at Yorkshire Ambulance Service Al Mahdi Mosque Family Fun Day - A Great Success
31 August 2016
More than 200 members of the local community came along to the Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) Family Fun Day on Sunday 28 August 2016 at the Al Mahdi Mosque in Bradford.
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Ambulance Service Goes on the Road for Scarborough Family Fun Day
23 August 2016
Aberdeen Walk in Scarborough will be a blue light zone next week as the Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust's (YAS) Summer Roadshow comes to town.
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Patient Embarks on 3,000 mile Round Trip to Thank Lifesavers
18 August 2016
A patient is travelling from Italy to Hull to meet the team who saved his life when he suffered a cardiac arrest while on holiday.
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New Joiint Emergency Services Team Launched in Sheffield
09 August 2016
South Yorkshire firefighters and police have joined forces with Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust to launch a new team to attend lower priority incidents in Sheffield, with the aim of reducing the demand on 999 responders.
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Kind-hearted Emmerdale Cast Support World's Biggest Life-saving Lesson
02 August 2016
Cast members from ITV's Emmerdale have been learning life-saving skills as part of a Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) campaign.
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Public Invited to Ambulance Service Event
21 July 2016
Members of the public are invited to a Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust presentation, as well as being given the opportunity to find out more about the work of the Trust.
Heatwave Advice from the Ambulance Service
19 July 2016
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New Chairman Appointed to Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust
01 July 2016
NHS Improvement has appointed Mrs Kathryn Lavery as the new Chairman of Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust with effect from 1 July 2016.
Over 1,100 people attend Scarborough Roadshow
24 June 2016
Aberdeen Walk in Scarborough was turned into a blue light zone last week as the Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust's (YAS) Summer Roadshow came to town.
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Ambulance Service Goes on the Road for Scarborough Family Fun Days
15 June 2016
Aberdeen Walk in Scarborough will be a blue light zone next week as Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust's (YAS) Summer Roadshow comes to town.
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'Enjoy Euro 2016, but please stay safe'
10 June 2016
With the UEFA Euro 2016 kick off today and England's first match fast approaching, the region's ambulance service is urging football fans to enjoy the tournament responsibly.
Northern Ambulance Alliance Launches
03 June 2016
Three ambulance trusts have teamed up to work better together to improve efficiency of ambulance services in the North of England.
Over 1,000 Visit Bradford Roadshow
03 June 2016
Centenary Square in Bradford was turned into a blue light zone last week as the Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust's (YAS) Summer Roadshow came to town.
Non-Executive Director Re-appointment at Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust
24 May 2016
The NHS Trust Development Authority (now NHS Improvement) has confirmed the re-appointment of Erfana Mahmood as a Non-Executive Director of Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) from 15 May 2016 for a further two-year term.
Ambulance Service Goes on the Road for Bradford Family Fun Day
20 May 2016
Centenary Square in Bradford will be a blue light zone next week as the Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust's (YAS) Summer Roadshow comes to town.
Ambulance Service Warns Stay Out and Stay Safe
05 May 2016
Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust is urging people to take extra care in and around open water during the warm weather.
Hillsborough Media Statement
26 April 2016
Hillsborough Media Statement
Yorkshire Ambulance Service Charitable Fund Supports 'Dementia F
22 April 2016
Sheffield Students Sign Up to Save Lives
04 April 2016
Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) has launched a new life-saving initiative alongside medical students at the University of Sheffield
Blue light services launch North Yorkshire's first Emergency First Responder scheme
04 April 2016
Fifteen retained firefighters at Pickering, Helmsley and Lythe are now responding to life-threatening emergency calls at the same time as an ambulance, thanks to the official launch of North Yorkshire's first Emergency First Responder (EFR) scheme.
Chairman's Six-year Contribution to Regional and National Ambulance Services
01 April 2016
This week's Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) NHS Trust Board Meeting held in public in York was chaired for the last time by Chairman Ms Della M Cannings QPM who is stepping down from her role in May after six years at the helm.
Stay safe over the Easter break and only use 999 for emergencies
23 March 2016
Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) is getting ready for one of their busiest weekends of the year by urging people to keep themselves and others safe to help ensure emergency ambulances are available for those who need them most.
Trust Delivers Free First Aid Training to Migrant Access Project
23 March 2016
Last week several members of Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) visited the Migrant Access Project based in Leeds to deliver free first aid awareness training and discuss the services the Trust provides.
Easter reminder: Don't forget to order your repeat prescriptions
21 March 2016
The region's NHS 111 service is urging people to check whether they need a repeat prescription before the four-day Easter weekend.
Public Invited to Ambulance Service Event
21 March 2016
Members of the public are invited to a Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust presentation focusing on the care of patients with dementia, as well as being given the opportunity to find out more about the work of the Trust.
Chairman steps down after six successful years
08 March 2016
Ms Della Cannings QPM announces she will step down from her role as Chairman of Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) on 9 May 2016 after six years at the helm.
Yorkshire's Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates Are Best in Country
02 March 2016
The survival rates for patients who suffer an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest are better in Yorkshire than anywhere else in England.
House explosion in Haxby, York
19 February 2016
Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) was called to the scene of a house explosion in Springwood, Haxby, near York, at 07.30 today (Friday 19 February 2016).
Blue light services launch West Yorkshire's first EFR
18 February 2016
Thirty-three on-call firefighters at Skelmanthorpe, Featherstone and Ilkley will soon be responding to life-threatening emergency calls at the same time as an ambulance.
Secondary Schools Invited to Sign Up for Free Life-saving Lesson
16 February 2016
Big-hearted Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust is inviting secondary schools across the county to sign up for a free life-saving lesson.
Ambulance Service Celebrates Positive Impact of Mental Health Nurses
04 February 2016
As part of Time to Talk Day (Thursday 4 February 2016) Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) is celebrating improvements in support for mental health patients since specialist mental health nurses began working in their emergency control centre.
Put Something Back into Your Community Volunteers Required for Community First Responder Scheme in Pontefract and Castleford
04 February 2016
Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) NHS Trust is looking for volunteers in Pontefract and Castleford to join their Community First Responder (CFR) schemes.


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