The retirement age for operational ambulance workers now stands at 68 years of age. Many GMB members working in the ambulance service believe this to be unreasonable considering the physical and mental demands of the job. Would a more appropriate retirement age be 60 years of age in-line with other physically demanding roles in the Police, Fire and Armed Forces? As a GMB member working in the ambulance service we want to hear what your thoughts are on this issue. Please take a few minutes to read and complete the attached survey which can be done either online using the below link, or completed with the form (follow the below link to our page) and send via Freepost to the GMB. Have your voice heard. https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/AmbulanceWorkersRetirementAgehttps://www.gmbeeas.org.uk/retirement-age-campaign-and-survey/
With temperatures plummeting, ambulance trusts up and down the country are warning us to prepare for the colder spell in a bid to take some pressure off their services, as the NHS predicts that this winter could be even more difficult than the last, amid growing demand and large-scale staff shortage.