A&E rest period agreement

 Tuesday 24 January 2012

The Scottish Ambulance Service is pleased that agreement has been reached for the management of rest breaks.

A high level action plan has been developed and the immediate focus will be on implementing the new arrangements across the Service. This agreement, constructed in partnership, will provide a sustainable solution to the issue of rest breaks. It will address concerns over patient and staff safety and enhance resilience and ambulance service capability.

View a copy of the agreement