We’re getting back on track says EMAS

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The under-fire East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) says it is getting back on track and continuing to show improvements.

According to EMAS, a number of the key bodies that oversee the organisation have delivered positive reports.

Representatives from NHS England and the CCG noted a number of improvements made over recent months, including better relationships with partners and stakeholders.

They also noted the organisation had have improved successfully recruited to fill key clinical vacancies - including paramedics and emergency care assistants.

Others areas of improvement featured a more effective local management arrangement to deliver improved performance better support for staff.

NHS England and the CCG say they expect EMAS to keep up the hard work. Both bodies stress they will continue to monitor EMAS closely, particularly in respect of response times.

Sue Noyes, Chief Executive, said: “It means a lot to us to gain these assurances.”