Which ambulance service covers Durham?

Is the ambulance service NHS?

Ambulance services are at the heart of the urgent and emergency care system. In 2017 the NHS introduced new ambulance standards to ensure the best, most appropriate response is provided for each patient first time.

How can I be a paramedic?

How to Become a Paramedic/EMT

  1. Complete EMT Basic Training. Both EMTs and paramedics must obtain CPR certification. …
  2. Pass a National or State Exam to Become Certified. …
  3. Complete Advanced EMT Training (Optional) …
  4. Complete a Two-Year Degree Program (Optional) …
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What ambulance service covers Birmingham?

West Midlands Ambulance Service University NHS Foundation Trust (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of over 5.5 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country …

How many ambulances are there in the West Midlands?

It employs around 5,000 staff and is supported by a number of volunteers, including 750 community first responders.

West Midlands Ambulance Service.

West Midlands Ambulance Service University NHS Foundation Trust
NHS region NHS England
Area size 5,000 square miles (13,000 km2)
Population 5.6 million
Budget £280 million (2018/19)
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