Following a long tender process, the six CCGs in the Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent area, decided not to award the contract [due to commence 1 August 2020] citing the unforeseen challenges of the Corona Virus pandemic.
It is envisaged that the current provider Ezec will be asked to extend the current contract, whilst WMAS will deliver the service for patients to / from New Cross and Cannock Hospitals and local dialysis centres.
Following a competitive tender process, WMAS is delighted to be awarded the contract for the new enlarged contract covering much of the Black Country.
The current service provided by WMAS for Wolverhampton and Dudley CCGs will be expanded from April 2020 to include Sandwell and West Birmingham. The new key treatment centres include City and Sandwell Hospitals and specialist units, alongside those served at the moment including New Cross and Russells Hall.
WMAS is please to announce that following discussions with commissioners, the service provided to Walsall Manor Hospital will be extended until 2021. The service will be expanded with staff numbers doubling, and an increase in vehicles supporting the contract.