London’s emergency services struggling to comply with Mayor’s earlier ULEZ deadline

– Fire, ambulance and police services all say they will be affected by 2019 implementation – Met needs to replace 82 per cent of its fleet – all of its diesel vehicles – Fire brigade faced with paying daily charge on 52 non-compliant vehicles if deadline is brought forward – Ambulance service says it will have to bring forward vehicle replacement timeline London’s emergency services…

Defibrillators in phone boxes could save Londoners’ lives

– Just 73 of 10,000 cardiac arrest victims were treated with public access defibrillators in 2014/15, report shows. London’s phone boxes should house life-saving defibrillators to dramatically increase cardiac arrest survival rates on the capital’s streets, a new report backed by heart charities suggests. Data from the London Ambulance Service showed 10,211 people suffered a cardiac arrest in London in 2014/15. Statistics show defibrillators give a…

Ambulance crews under attack daily

· 4 frontline ambulance workers attacked, threatened, and spat on every day · Physical assaults on crews up by 23% in the Capital · Body-worn cameras would help cut thousands of cases of abuse across NHS – London Ambulance should lead trials · Cameras would protect paramedics and responders – London pilot would cost less than one year’s annual £125k sick bill caused by violence…

Roger Evans to call for more shared working between emergency services

Following James Cleverly’s report ‘A United Emergency Service’ – which calls for emergency services to be based in one location – Roger Evans AM will suggest, at the Police and Crime Committee tomorrow at City Hall, that there should be more shared working between services.

James Cleverly calls for emergency services to share bases to protect services and cut costs

London Assembly member James Cleverly has called for London’s emergency services to share their bases for better co-operation between them and to make them more efficient.