CONFIDENTIAL details, including salaries, about staff at Worcester's under-threat ambulance call centre have been posted online - by their bosses.

West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust has loaded a document, called EOC Options Costing', onto its website, which gives a host of personal information about staff at Bransford.

Senior call taker and Unison representative Liz Kabani said: "I am absolutely disgusted that this information has been put online, especially without our prior knowledge.

"It may not give our names, but it does give our ages, number of years of service, distance from home to each of the EOCs, and our salaries. Anyone who knew us could work out who is who on here and could see exactly how much we each earn. It's a terrible breach of confidentiality."

A spokesman for the trust said some information had now been removed from the website. They said: "West Midlands Ambulance Service does not believe that the information on the trust's website allows members of the public to identify individual members of staff. However, in light of these concerns, further information has now been removed from the table on the website to reduce still further any chance of staff being identified."

The information gives individual estimates of redundancy packages for each of the staff at the centre.

Mrs Kabani said: "The trust has always maintained that there would be no redundancies so why has it suddenly produced these figures?"

In response the trust spokesman said: "In regard to why the trust has looked at the cost of redundancies; campaigners regularly asked the trust for this information during the consultation period and therefore this data was assembled. The trust is still committed to making no current staff redundant; indeed it hopes to increase the number of staff it employs in its Emergency Operations Centres."

Staff at Bransford Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), along with MPs, your Worcester News, Parliamentary candidates and members of the public have all been fighting plans to close the centre and move staff to Brierley Hill, Stafford or Leamington Spa.

Last week we revealed how our petition, containing 2,092 names had been counted as just one response in the trust's consultation feedback, after which Mid-Worcestershire MP Peter Luff called on the Secretary of State to investigate the accuracy of the trust's analysis.

But in his response to Mr Luff, Ben Bradshaw, Minister of State for the Department of Health, said it was a matter for the trust itself.

He said: "The Department is clear that arrangements for where ambulance service control rooms are situated, and how calls into the control rooms are received, are a matter for the ambulance services themselves.

"The consultation on changes to Emergency Operations Centres currently being held by the West Midlands Ambulance Service is locally led. Therefore, the West Midlands Ambulance Service would be in the best position to provide more details about the arrangements in place in this area."