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EMAS Reorganisation – latest proposals

by Leon Duveen on 6 March, 2013

As usual an important document in the proposed re-organisation has been produced and it has taken a couple of emails to EMAS to get a copy. There is a new proposal as to how EMAS will reorganise the Ambulance Stations (there is a copy here – Update on the Latest Proposals for the EMAS Estate.pdf) […]

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John Mann just doesn’t get it

by Leon Duveen on 22 January, 2013

Last night John Mann has an Adjournment Debate in the House of Commons and he chose once again to highlight just how out of touch with reality he is.   He chose to highlight the re-organisation of EMAS, in itself a very proper subject for debate. He started off describing in great detail the problems that […]

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Response to EMAS Consultation

by Leon Duveen on 26 November, 2012

Here is the response I have submitted to EMAS about the proposed changes to the Ambulance Service. From the point of view of a potential “customer” of the service, the most important  issue that faces the East Midlands Ambulance Service is making sure that the Response Times not only meet the Government Targets across the […]

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The Ambulance Re-organisation Consultation

by Leon Duveen on 30 October, 2012

Firstly, I should apologise, I should have already written a post about the Consultation meeting with Phil Milligan, Chief Exec of EMAS,  that was held on Friday 19th October by now but with a number of other activities I am involved with, I didn’t manage to get round to doing it till now. The meeting […]

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EMAS Consultation Meeting

by Leon Duveen on 10 October, 2012

Last night I went to the EMAS “Being the Best” Consultation meeting at Worksop Town Hall. I wanted to hear from the management at EMAS how they hope the changes to the ambulance service will improve response times for the people of Bassetlaw. As I have pointed out before, currently only 61% of emergency call […]

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John Mann gets it wrong, again

by Leon Duveen on 16 September, 2012

In his column last week our MP, John Mann, announced yet another one of his petitions.  This time he is asking you to sign up to oppose the closing of the Ambulance Stations in Worksop & Retford.  Part of his rationale for doing this is his concern about how, with no Ambulance Station to return […]

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EMAS ‘Being the Best’ Consultation

by Leon Duveen on 15 September, 2012

On Monday 17th September EMAS are stating their consultation on closing Ambulance stations and moving to a system of hub and stand-by points.  On Friday I received a briefing document and the Consultation document for you to read. I hope you feel like me that the most important part of the Ambulance Service is not […]

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Response from EMAS to my letter

by Leon Duveen on 18 August, 2012

As promised here is the response from Phil Miligan to the letter I sent on earlier in the week (see EMAS Reorganisation).  As requested, Mr Miligan has provided much of the detailed information I requested in two attachments, one which gave the breakdown of the response statistics across the region over the last 6 months, […]

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EMAS Reorganisation

by Leon Duveen on 14 August, 2012

Yesterday I wrote a letter to Phil Milligan, Chief Executive of EMAS asking for reassurances that the number of emergency response vehicles that will be normally stationed in Bassetlaw will  not change if the Ambulance Stations in Worksop & Retford are closed.  I have also asked the EMAS to provide the following information: The list […]

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