On the day briefing: NHS operational productivity: unwarranted variations in ambulance trusts

This briefing provides a summary of the key findings and recommendations of Operational productivity and performance in NHS Ambulance Trusts: unwarranted variations. The review, led by Lord Carter, has been produced following engagement with all 10 ambulance trusts in England. It focuses on ambulance services, which account for £2.3bn of NHS spending each year. The report also considers other services such as 111 and patient transport services, which are often run by ambulance trusts, in the context of their impact on urgent care services.

Key points

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