UK | AACE Welcomes New Chair

ASSOCIATION OF AMBULANCE CHIEF EXECUTIVES WELCOMES NEW CHAIR DAREN MOCHRIE AS ANTHONY MARSH COMPLETES SECOND TERM OF OFFICE The Association of Ambulance Chief Executives (AACE) has welcomed the Chief Executive of North West Ambulance Service Daren Mochrie QAM as its new Chair, following the culmination of two successful terms and almost eight years at the helm for Anthony Marsh QAM, the Chief Executive of West Midlands Ambulance Service. AACE Managing Director Martin Flaherty OBE said: “The backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic means this is a particularly challenging time for ambulance services so the kind of strong leadership that we have enjoyed over the past eight years will be absolutely key to the ongoing progress of AACE and the wider ambulance sector. This is why we are especially pleased to welcome Daren Mochrie as our new Chair and look forward to working alongside him to support the development of our growing organisation while ensuring the voice of the ambulance sector is clearly heard. “Our outgoing Chair, Professor Anthony Marsh, has been an inspirational figure in so many ways and has overseen the growth of AACE since July 2012. We are all grateful for the commitment and hard work he has devoted (more…)

Here to Help Everyone

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EMT Breonna Taylor’s Family Grieves A Life ‘Robbed’

From NPR.com,  “As The Nation Chants Her Name, Breonna Taylor’s Family Grieves A Life ‘Robbed‘” The work schedule of an EMT could be grueling; it was especially so in early March, as worries about coronavirus spread. But those who knew her say Taylor welcomed the opportunity to give back and to make a difference in someone’s life. Friends and family agree that Taylor was attracted to a career in health care because she cared about people. In a Facebook post Taylor made as her uncle recovered from a stroke last year, she wrote: Working in health care is so rewarding. It makes me feel so happy when I know I’ve made a difference in someone else’s life. I’m so appreciative of all the staff that has helped my uncle throughout this difficult time and those that will continue to make a difference in his life. Read the full NPR article►

Thank You from NYC

Thank you to the dozens of AAA member ambulance services who answered the call to serve in New York City’s time of need. This Facebook video from fellow member FDNY shows the final deployed medics heading home. Thank you to the many member organizations who answered the call to serve in the New York and New Jersey #COVID19 response. Your service will not be forgotten! #SupportEMS #AlwaysOpen #NotJustaRide Posted by American Ambulance Association on Thursday, May 28, 2020