Struggling ambulance trusts paid out millions to top brass

Marcus Barnett - 13 February 2019

STRUGGLING ambulance trusts paid out more than £11 million on senior management salaries in just one year, according to union research published today.

The GMB reports that the top earners at ambulance trusts pocketed between £11.3 and £11.6 million in the 2016-17 financial year.

The highest amount paid was to South East Coast Ambulance Strategy (Secamb)’s strategy director and acting chief executive, Steve Emerton, who trousered some £575,000 in a single year... See more