Ambulance chief started career in Dengie

Anthony Marsh

Anthony Marsh

First published in News

The new ambulance service chief in charge of recruiting extra paramedics started his career in Burnham.

Anthony Marsh, chief executive of the East of England Ambulance Service, said he was aware of the challenges posed by the rural nature of the district.

He met MP John Whittingdale last week to discuss his idea for tethering an ambulance to the Dengie.

Mr Marsh, who took up his post last month, has also worked as a paramedic in Maldon and South Woodham Ferrers.

The service is recruiting 400 student paramedics - receiving more than 2,500 applications in under three weeks - at a cost of about £10million.

And 200 ambulances will be replaced and the fleet increased by about 50 to 350 by the end of the year.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree