EMBRACE: The South Yorkshire emergency service that’s a real life-saver

Embrace NHS staff man the phonelines at the centre

Embrace NHS staff man the phonelines at the centre

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It saves thousands of lives a year, rescues sick children from the remotest of places, and even transports them sometimes by air. It’s not Superman, it’s Embrace, the NHS transport service based in South Yorkshire. The Star’s Rachael Clegg reports.

IT’S hard to think a Barnsley industrial estate could be a hub of life-saving activity.

Embrace NHS Senior Transport Nurse Ann Jackson
Embrace NHS Senior Transport Nurse Ann Jackson

But, tucked away on a spacious industrial estate in south Barnsley, is the region’s ambulance service HQ for sick children.

 

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