A partnership project between Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue, East Midlands Ambulance Service and Lincolnshire Integrated Voluntary Emergency Service (LIVES) has been shortlisted for a national award as teams from the the three organisations join forces to take patients to hospital.
For the past 9 months, firefighters in Long Sutton, Woodhall Spa and Stamford have been supporting and working with paramedics by taking more than 170 patients with life-threatening conditions to hospital
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A fifth consultant has resigned from the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch, a week after the health watchdog criticised patient safety at the Trust which runs it.
It follows the resignation of four consultants running the Accident and Emergency services earlier this year. At the time they cited pressure and changes to working practices, concerns the Trust said weren't shared by other colleagues.
Today the Trust confirmed the resignation saying "The consultant has offered to continue to treat patients and support the Trust and we are considering this."
Neil Stote is from the campaign group, Save the Alex.
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One of the key figures in the fight for an inquiry into Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust is in Westminster today.
Julie Bailey is demanding the Health Secretary reverses a decision to stop research into safe nursing levels.
The campaigner will personally hand a letter to Jeremy Hunt asking him to continue the study.
Ms Bailey founded the campaign group Cure The NHS after being appalled by the care she witnessed her mother receive at the hospital.
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