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It is one of 12 Ambulance Trusts providing England with Emergency medical services, and is part of the National Health Service, receiving direct government funding for its role. Emergency medical services in the United Kingdom, to provide immediate care to people with acute illness or injury are predominantly provided through a system of regional government Emergency medical services (abbreviated to the initialism "EMS" in many countries are a branch of Emergency services dedicated to providing out-of-hospital The National Health Service is the name commonly used to refer to the four Publicly-funded healthcare systems of the United Kingdom collectively or individually (although There is no charge to patients for use of the service, and under the Patient's charter, every person in the United Kingdom has the right to the attendance of an ambulance in an emergency. The Patient's Charter is a United Kingdom government document which sets out a number of rights for National Health Service patients
Based in Bolton, the new Trust provides services to almost 7 million people in Greater Manchester, Cheshire, Merseyside, Lancashire, Cumbria,and the North Western fringes of Derbyshire (covering the towns of Glossop and Hadfield) in an area of some 5,500 square miles. Bolton ( is a large town in Greater Manchester, in the North West region of England. Greater Manchester is a Metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 2 Cheshire (or archaically the County of Chester) is a county in North West England. Merseyside is a Metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 1365900 Lancashire is a non-metropolitan county of historic origin in the North West of England, bounded to the west by the Irish Sea Boundaries and divisions Cumbria is neighboured by Northumberland, County Durham, North Yorkshire, Lancashire, and the Lieutenancy History The area that is now Derbyshire was first visited probably briefly by humans 200000 years ago during the Aveley Interglacial as evidenced by a Middle Glossop is a small Market town within the High Peak borough of Derbyshire, England.
The Trust currently operates from 114 ambulance stations and employs around 4,500 staff.
It is the largest geographical UK ambulance trust, and is the second largest by population after the London Ambulance Service NHS trust. The London Ambulance Service NHS Trust (LAS is the largest "free at the point of contact" ambulance service in the world that does not directly charge its patients
Emergency medical services in the United Kingdom, to provide immediate care to people with acute illness or injury are predominantly provided through a system of regional government