Ambulance czar post

Bostock, Nick
May 2004
GP: General Practitioner;5/31/2004, p16
An ambulance czar has been appointed by the Department of Health (DoH) to be responsible for improving links between the ambulance service and general practitioner out-of-hours providers. Peter Bradley, London Ambulance Service chief executive and Ambulance Service Association president, who has been named as National Ambulance Adviser, will tackle service efficiency and quality as part of a six-month review process. He said the ambulance service was no longer perceived as one that provided transport alone: "In the past, although we were part of the NHS we stood apart. We are now moving into a more central position."


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