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New chief sets out plans to turn around ambulance trust

150 new vehicles on the road, 400 new frontline recruits, and more training for existing staff - the new chief executive of the East of England Ambulance Service, Anthony Marsh, today set out his plans to turn around the trust.

New chief explains how he will turn around ambulance trust

A hundred and fifty new vehicles on the road, 400 new frontline recruits, and more training for existing staff - the new chief executive of the East of England Ambulance Service, Anthony Marsh, today set out his plans to turn around the beleaguered trust.

An East of England ambulance

The service, which covers Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex, has taken a battering over poor response times and damning CQC reports. Dr Marsh was brought in in January to try and turn around the Ambulance Service, which has been criticised for failing to meet target times and provide patient care.

The Ambulance Trust's annual conference

The new chief executive says changes are happening, but it could take as much as 2 years before we see positive results.

Here is Tanya Mercer's full interview with Dr Marsh...

Earlier Jonathan Wills spoke to Norman Lamb, Health Minister and MP for North Norfolk - and asked him if the new chief exec is the right man for the job?

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