Yorkshire Ambulance Service

UK public sector provider of ambulance services in Yorkshire, England (2006- ) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) is the NHS ambulance service covering most of Yorkshire in England. It is one of ten NHS Ambulance Trusts providing England with emergency medical services as part of the National Health Service it receives direct government funding for its role.

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Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust
TypeNHS trust
Established1 July 2006
HeadquartersWakefield, England
Region served
NHS regionNHS England
Area size6,000 sq miles
Population5 million
ChairKathryn Lavery
Chief executiveRod Barnes

It was formed on 1 July 2006 following the mergers of the former West Yorkshire Metropolitan Ambulance Service (WYMAS), South Yorkshire Ambulance Service (SYAS) and some services from the Tees, East and North Yorkshire Ambulance Service (TENYAS).