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May 6, 2022

Aid support groups team up for Ukraine

An aid support initiative in the Moorlands has helped a similar scheme with its latest humanitarian aid campaign. The Leek and Cheddleton Aid Support for Ukraine Centre, which is based at Bank House in Leek, has provided lots of much-needed medical supplies and other donations, which were picked up by representatives of Ambulance Aid yesterday (Tuesday, May 3) and are now making their way to help those affected by war-torn Ukraine.

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October 26, 2021

Couple’s ordeal to go before the Board

AMBULANCE bosses are to hear the story of a Uttoxeter couple who waited for more than two hours for emergency assistance. Deborah Cooper shared their terrifying ordeal at a meeting of Uttoxeter Town Council earlier this month, which was also attended by two directors from West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS).

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April 7, 2020

Schools help protect front line workers

INNOVATIVE school staff have stepped up to help provide frontline medics with vital kit. Nurses, doctors, NHS staff, GP surgery staff and carers are among the many key workers needing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). But as global demand is on the rise, some a struggling to get hold of masks, visors and other equipment such as disposable aprons and gloves.

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February 20, 2020

Ambulance chief quizzed over community response post closure

A LEADING emergency service chief has vowed that he has “made the right decision” in removing a community response post in a Moorlands town. Professor Anthony Marsh, who is the chief executive of West Midlands Ambulance Service, made the statement at the Cheadle Town Council meeting on Monday (February 17), which he had been invited to following concerns from the community with regards to the removal of Cheadle's community response post in Ashbourne Road. Last month, a spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) confirmed that its rapid response vehicle had been taken out of Cheadle on January 26. They also stated that Cheadle's community response post in Ashbourne Road will shut by the end of March but that the trust will replace the rapid response vehicle with a “double crewed ambulance”.

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