Ambulance stations closures

East Midlands Ambulance Service is to announce controversial plans to close ambulance stations across the East Midlands. Earlier this month, ITV News Central learnt that EMAS backed down on plans to close around 13 stations.

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Full report: East Midlands ambulance plans approved

Plans have been approved for controversial changes to ambulance services in the East Midlands, which will mean fewer regular ambulance stations.

Last week East Midlands Ambulance backed down on plans to close Hinckley in Leicestershire, but today it confirmed that scores of older sites will be shut.

The Trust says a system of using hubs has already been a success in parts of the West Midlands.

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