ALF 2021 Partners

Sincere thanks to ALF 2021 Sponsors and Exhibitors

All at AACE wish to extend our thanks to our sponsors for their preparation and input, and remind our stakeholders of the support they have provided – particularly over the last 12 months – and the fantastic services they offer.

From technology to publishing, logistics to vehicles, communications to simulations, legal expertise to medical devices and more, we are proud to work with such excellent organisations. Without their support the Ambulance Leadership Forum would not be possible, and we are extremely grateful to all of them.


Please take the time to explore below the range of services and solutions they offer to ambulance and wider emergency services.  We were delighted to welcome them back to ALF.



NHS England and NHS Improvement work together as a single organisation to better support the NHS to deliver improved care for patients. As local health systems work more closely together, the same needs to happen at a national level. Their new single operating model was designed to support the delivery of the NHS Long Term Plan.

St John Ambulance

St John Ambulance is a leading not-for-profit provider of ambulance services and community response services. In all our work, we focus on increasing community resilience, reducing the reliance of patients on local emergency services, and reducing the overall demand on emergency services.

We deliver winter resilience and ED department support, night time economy support, bariatric transport services, HDU support, neonatal and paediatric transfers, medical repatriation, and GP urgent transfers.

We also support local communities through homeless outreach, falls response, first responder programmes and other partnership programmes. We have proud history of working with numerous CCGs, NHS Ambulance Trusts, NHS Foundation Trusts, Local Authorities and Councils.

Working Time Solutions

We help Ambulance Services across the UK optimise shift working for performance and well-being by providing specialist software and services to plan, manage and monitor shift workers.

Use our WORKSuite® software & expert working time services to generate significant, sustainable benefits for your organisation & employees.



ORH helps emergency services around the world to optimise resource use and respond in the most effective and efficient way. We also evaluate control room practices, improve delivery for non-emergency transport and support a range of other public sector organisations.


Babcock works in partnership with customers to optimise frontline delivery, reduce costs and lower operational risk.  Our flexible fleet management and maintenance solution increases fleet availability and utilization and our driver simulator delivers realistic, safe blue light training.  Customers include the Metropolitan Police, London Fire Brigade and HEMS in the UK and Europe.


Leading the way in emergency care and resuscitation.

Philips helps you respond to emergencies quickly and effectively wherever they occur. Offering a wide range of innovative, evidence-based emergency care and resuscitation solutions and supporting you with clinical training, services, accessories, and programs to help give those you treat the best chance of returning to an active, normal life.

Philips ALS Solutions partner with customers every step of the way in the shared mission of saving lives. Discover our emergency care and resuscitation solutions.

Class Professional Publishing

Class Professional Publishing is the award-winning and leading independent publisher for prehospital care in the UK. We support emergency services staff with high quality custom products, publishing both digital and physical resources, including the brand new title Primary Care for Paramedics, the bestselling Clinical ECGs in Paramedic Practice, as well as the JRCALC Clinical Guidelines and all associated apps: JRCALC Plus, iCPG, Responder Plus, ParaPass and the newly released ParaFolio.

Visit the Class stand at ALF 2023 to view our full range and to chat to our team about how our apps can be customised to meet the needs of your ambulance service and your clinicians.

Priority Dispatch

Priority Dispatch® is the global leader in offering research-based protocol solutions to emergency call centres in medical, fire, police, and nurse triage disciplines. For over 43 years, EMS and 999 agencies have utilised the IAED™-approved and award-winning Medical Priority Dispatch System™, starting with manual cardsets and now including ProQA® Paramount software. Our solutions encompass structured protocols and a gold-standard Quality Management Programme, as well as training, certification, and ongoing education—all proven over millions of calls, and catering to communities in 30 languages across 59 countries worldwide. Get acquainted with us at


Galen is privately owned pharmaceutical company established in 1968, whose purpose is to be of Extraordinary Service to their patients, healthcare professionals and partners, so together they can benefit the health of all generations.

With over 50 years’ experience, Galen have 75+ products across a diverse range of therapy areas including emergency care, oncology, gastroenterology and dermatology. Through commercial operations in the UK and Europe, and global partners in every continent, Galen are positioned to distribute products worldwide.

Galen is the proud founding member of the Almac Group of world-class companies in the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors. The Group is wholly owned by the McClay Foundation, a charitable institution, whose overarching aim is to make a meaningful improvement and advancement in human health.


Excelerate is a specialist and leading Technology Partner, providing solutions to a range of markets, from Public Safety, Emergency Services, Healthcare to Commercial and Maritime sectors.

Through a combination of cellular, satellite and wireless technology, we provide integrated products and solutions that overcome boundaries and limitations – enabling the flexibility needed for mobile and remote environments.

We are technology agnostic. Instead of focusing on a ‘one size fits all’ approach we focus on matching and applying the right technology to the application. Having developed seamless connectivity for a connected ‘smart’ ambulance in our export markets, we are now bringing this technology to the UK.


R1 Optima

Optima by R1 provides powerful, discrete event simulation decision support and visualisation software and services, enabling more informed strategic and operational planning while supporting real-time critical analysis and decisions.

Optima Predict also allows your agency to test an endless range of what-if scenarios with full transparency into the methodology applied.

ZOLL Medical

ZOLL Medical develops and markets medical devices and software solutions that help advance emergency care and save lives, while increasing clinical and operational efficiencies.


With over 30 years’ expertise in cardiology, Ortivus’s MobiMed is a leading global provider of efficient pre-hospital care solutions. Healthcare personnel rely on MobiMed to monitor vital parameters and access real-time patient records, ensuring safer clinical decisions. The system’s modularity and flexibility enhance its functionality.

MobiMed’s solutions include MobiMed Monitor for vital signs, MobiMed ePR for decision support, MobiMed Life for heart-safe solutions, and MobiMed Cloud for continuous care, MobiMed enRoute offers navigation and case management, and finally MobiMed FleetCtrl provides comprehensive fleet management and medication inventory.


FutureQuals is the UK’s leading ambulance service qualifications and apprenticeship end-point assessment organisation. Our comprehensive offer includes a full range of qualifications and industry specific apprenticeship standards. We are recognised to provide regulated qualifications in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and apprenticeship end-point assessment in England by working in collaboration with governments, regulators, professional and industry bodies including the Association of Ambulance Chief Executives, AACE and their in service networks such as the National Education Network for Ambulance Services, NENAS and the Driver Training Advisory Group, DTAG.

Our mission is to ensure that the qualifications and assessments we provide are respected by industry, regulated by the four home nations regulators and fit for the current and emerging workforce roles within the ambulance sector.