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  • 01 January 2016

    South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) would like to thank members of the public for their support and praise the efforts of its staff during what was, as ever, an extremely busy Christmas and New Year.

  • 24 December 2015

    SECAmb were called to an incident at Costa Coffee in the High Street in Westerham, Kent.

  • 14 December 2015

    With Christmas fast approaching South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) is asking people to double check their festive ‘to do’ list and in turn help it manage ambulance service demand over the coming weeks.

  • 01 December 2015

    South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) is sending a Christmas wish list to the public to ask for their help in managing demand for the ambulance service this festive season.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 03 November 2015

    Please find below a statement from South East Coast Ambulance Service’s (SECAmb’s) Council of Governors following its meeting today to discuss the Trust’s handling of some NHS 111 calls passed to 999 last winter.

    The Council of Governors has met today (3 November 2015) with the Chairman, Chief Executive and Non-Executive Directors to be informed on the background and implementation of the re-triage pilot introduced during the Winter of 2014/15.

  • 29 October 2015

    South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) has welcomed Monitor’s engagement with the Trust regarding the handling of certain NHS 111 calls in our emergency 999 control centres during the winter of 2014.

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