The chairman of the ambulance service has resigned.

Dr Geoffrey Harris OBE announced his decision today.

He was appointed chairman of the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust in May last year.

Chief Executive Anthony Marsh, said: “It is with great sadness I learnt of Geoff Harris’ decision to stand down.

"Geoff joined the Trust at the most challenging period of its history and has worked incredibly hard to both stabilise and reinvigorate the board, providing strong leadership and expertise to progress improvements."

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