Ambulance standards improved but a long way to go

Home » Latest News » Ambulance standards improved but

Mersey Regional Ambulance Service Trust (MRAS), which provides the local ambulance service, introduced a comprehensive programme three months ago to improve services after being criticised as one of the poorest performing ambulance services in the country. The Trust says that the programme has improved the service with 76% of cases being reached by ambulance crews within the 8 minute standard. As well as improved response times, more people in cardiac arrest have been resuscitated. Figures for Audlem are likely to be worse, however, given the distance from the nearest station. MRAS is achieving 70% success when providing urgent transport to hospital for patients on behalf of GPs. Last summer the figure was just 44%.


popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Tue 11 Jun 6:06am  |  hits: 996

John Wainwright has sent in this photo in reponse to the recent articles and discussion regarding parking issues in Audlem which illustrates the difficulties that can be caused by bad parking outside the Co-Op.You can see the article

Canal drained
Tue 11 Jun 6:08am  |  hits: 756

Each Spring, Canal & River Trust (CRT) advise of planned forthcoming canal closures for annual maintenance. I saw that they were intending to close the canal near Market Drayton in November and December, and in the Audlem area in January and December, with the canal only open throughout its length at that time for two weeks at Christmas. Recognising that this would deprive local traders of...

Dod Mess
Sun 16 Jun 6:09am  |  hits: 729

Dog Mess endangering Children's Health on Playing FieldHi,I am a coach with Audlem Saints football club and have to say that it is a real pleasure coaching these local kids, they really are coming on by leaps and bounds and are going from strength to strength.However this season more than most we are having real problems with dog owners letting their pets foul on the sports field. We...