This year’s national campaign takes place during the month of October 2021. This year, Restart a Heart is going to be different once again due to the ongoing pandemic. We hope that, although we cannot physically attend as many locations as we would like, we will endeavour to engage with even more people to spread the message that CPR can save lives.
This is the official website of West Midlands Ambulance Service University NHS Foundation Trust.
The Trust serves a population of 5.6 million people covering an area of more than 5,000 square miles made up of Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Coventry, Birmingham and Black Country conurbation.
As the region’s emergency ambulance service, we respond to around 4,000 ‘999’ calls each day. To manage that level of demand, we employ approximately 7,000 staff and operate from 15 new fleet preparation hubs across the region. In addition, the Trust took over provision of the NHS 111 service in the West Midlands (except Staffordshire) in November 2019. The 111 service answers in excess of 20,000 calls every week.
We also provide non-emergency patient transport services across some parts of the region for those patients who require non-emergency transport to and from hospital and who are unable to travel unaided because of their medical condition or clinical need. Our staff complete approximately 1,000,000 non-emergency patient journeys each year.
We hope that you find the other pages of the website informative and helpful.