Hundreds of ambulance jobs axed in capital
Nearly 1000 London ambulance posts are to be axed in a the biggest re-assessment of the service in decades, it has been revealed today.
The department shake-up means that the London Ambulance Service stand to lose over 500 frontline positions, but also that some stations could be closed.
Peter Bradley, chief executive of the London Ambulance Service, told the Evening Standard that a total of 560 frontline jobs- including paramedics- will be cut and that management and support services will lose 330 positions.
The proposed measures have come to light following an announcement made by ambulance chiefs that they needed to save over