NHS Business Definitions
An Ambulance Service is a SERVICE.
An Ambulance Service is the NHS Trust or NHS Foundation Trust that provides Emergency Ambulance Services for a specific GEOGRAPHIC AREA.
Ambulance Services may also deliver Patient Transport Services for scheduled journeys and the NHS 111 Service for non-emergency health advice.
For further information of Ambulance Services, see the Association of Ambulance Chief Executives website at: Structure of the UK Ambulance Services.
This supporting information is also known by these names: