More than 80 staff at the West Midlands Ambulance Trust were ‘in tears’ worried about their jobs as the contract was awarded to private provider, E-zec Medical Transport. West Midlands Ambulance Trust had run the contract for 30 years. A Unison representative said: “This is a devastating decision for staff after health commissioners in Worcestershire awarded the service to private firm E-zec Medical Transport.”
E-zec had reportedly not confirmed if it will keep the patient transport service hubs after it took over next April.
Full story in the Birmingham Mail, 12 August 2019