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  • Kent woman shows her appreciation with head shave for ambulance service

    13 November 2015

    A grateful wife of a patient treated by two South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb) paramedics has undertaken a sponsored head shave as a very public show of her appreciation for the treatment given to her husband.

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  • Sussex cardiac arrest patient donates defibrillator

    10 November 2015

    A man from Horsham, West Sussex, whose life was saved by South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb) crews has been reunited with the ambulance team and kindly funded the placement of another defibrillator in his home town.

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  • SECAmb statement following NHS England report

    05 November 2015

    Please find below a statement from South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) following the publication today of an NHS England report on the handling of certain calls passed from NHS111 to 999 last winter.

    Paul Sutton, Chief Executive of SECAmb said: “Patient safety is fundamental to what we do. As paramedics, we come to work to save lives and we would never do anything to deliberately put patients at risk. We understand the concerns that the public have and wish to reassure people that we work constantly to provide the safest service possible.

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  • Updated Trust statement in response to Monitor announcement

    03 November 2015

    Please attribute to a South East Coast Ambulance Service spokesperson:

    “Last winter, during an extremely busy period, South East Coast Ambulance Service introduced a process to deal with certain calls passed from 111 to the 999 service. The purpose of this process was to protect patient safety by ensuring that our most seriously-ill patients received the care they needed as quickly as possible.

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