EMAS - Being the Best Consultation

Jenny Collins made this Freedom of Information request to Leicestershire County Council

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Dear Leicestershire County Council,

Can you please provide me with a copy of all recorded information held by the Council in respect of the recent 'Being the Best' Consultation conducted by East Midlands Ambulance Service.

This to include but not be restricted to any formal responses made by the Council or relevant Scrutiny Committee.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours faithfully,

Jenny Collins

Louisa Jordan, Leicestershire County Council

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Dear Jenny Collins,
I can confirm that the information requested is held by Leicestershire
County Council. Your request for information has now been considered and
the information is available below.
The following links are to the appropriate Leicestershire County Council
references to the EMAS consultation and the documents attached submitted
to EMAS are also attached.
Shadow Health and Wellbeing Board 14 December 2012
Adults, Communities and Health overview and Scrutiny Committee
1st October 2012
1 November
17th November 2012
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Dear Louisa Jordan,

Thank you for your very prompt handling and supply of the information I requested. This is greatly appreciated and very helpful.

I was very concerned at the brevity of your Health Overview and Scrutiny Committees comments as reported on page 20 of the EMAS Consultation Response Report, especially given the serious implications of the proposals on patient care. (a copy of the report Ref PB/13/005 can be downloaded from the Trust oard pages of the EMAS website. I was also concerned at the conclusions EMAS have drawn from the feedback they have received overall - since the vast majority of people who have provided any form of feedback rather than just the formal consultation responses seem to be opposed to the plans.

I trust that Leicestershire City Council will be taking this matter up further with East Midlands Ambulance Service, particularly as EMAS have stated that they will not be undertaking any further consultation on the matter once their final decisions are made on the 25th March 2013.

Yours sincerely,

Jenny Collins