East Midlands Ambulance Service

Patient being put in DCA on stretcher

About EMAS

East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) provides emergency 999 care and telephone clinical assessment services for a population of 4.8 million people across Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Rutland, Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire and Derbyshire. On average EMAS receives a new 999 call every 43 seconds – around 2,000 a day.

EMAS’ vision is ‘to deliver outstanding sustainable emergency and urgent care services across the communities of the East Midlands’.

Research at EMAS

EMAS are currently involved in a number of large randomised single centre and multicentre clinical trials and studies in collaboration with a number of universities, e.g. Lincoln Nottingham, UWE, Sheffield, Leicester. We also actively support staff to conduct their own research and support student projects including MSc and PhD studies.


EMAS has a number of posts dedicated to conducting and engaging in safe and high quality clinical research.



EMAS Research Contacts

If you’re interested in doing research with East Midlands Ambulance Service, please get in touch:


Anne Spaight                                      Head of Clinical Governance, Audit & Research



Niro Siriwardena                                 Associate Clinical Director



Tanya Payne                                      Research Manager