Podcast: The role of ambulance services in transforming care

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13 / 09 / 2018

What role are ambulance services playing in transforming health and care services in England?

This podcast – produced in partnership with the Association of Ambulance Chief Executives – explores their role in detail, providing perspectives from a panel of local and national ambulance service leaders.

The wide-ranging conversation, led by the NHS Confederation’s Phil McCarvill, discusses how ambulance services have adapted ways of working to meet the needs of the evolving health and social care landscape.

Shedding light on the unique position of these trusts, the 12-minute episode also considers the workforce opportunities and risks of transformation, approaches to partnership working, and why ambulance services must be firmly at the decision-making table.

This episode features:

  • Lena Samuels, chair of South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
  • Sarah Boulton, chair of the East of England Ambulance Service
  • Hilary Pillin, a consultant at the Association of Ambulance Chief Executives


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