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3 February 2023

Upcoming industrial action on Monday 6 January

In the South East Coast Ambulance Service region, the GMB Union balloted its members for industrial action last year and met the legal threshold to take action. Other unions in our region are currently re-balloting their members. To date, two days of industrial action have taken place, on 21 December 2022 and on 11 January 2023. The GMB Union recently announced four further days o

31 January 2023

SECAmb encouraging staff to talk about their mental health

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, (SECAmb), is encouraging its staff and volunteers to spend time thinking and talking about their mental health ahead of Time to Talk Day this week (Thursday 2 February). Throughout February, the Trust will also be raising mental health awareness among staff and volunteers with a campaign – Your Mind Matters. The campaign will focus

27 January 2023

SECAmb to trial new volunteer Emergency Responder role

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, (SECAmb) is to trial a new volunteer Emergency Responder role. The trial, which will cover Ashford in Kent, specifically Romney Marsh, and Tangmere, in West Sussex, focusing on the A272 corridor between Billinghurst and the Hampshire border, will last two years. The two Emergency Responder (ER) schemes will each consist of 1

27 January 2023

Trust announces two new board appointments

26 January 2023

Support for former paramedics to return to practice

The southeast branch of Health Education for England (HEE) has just launched a campaign to support paramedics, who may have taken a career break, back to practice. So if you are a former paramedic  or you know someone who may be interested in returning to practice, the HEE may be able to help them back into the service.

23 January 2023

Trust takes delivery of newly-configured ambulances

12 January 2023

Industrial Action – update

We would like to thank the public for their continued support in using our services wisely and keeping 999 for emergencies only. Ahead of yesterday’s, (11 January), industrial action, undertaken in our region by the GMB Union, between 00:01 and 23:59, we worked closely with the union and all staff to ensure we continued to respond to our most seriously unwell or injured patients and that

4 January 2023

Forthcoming industrial action

In the South East Coast Ambulance Service region, the GMB Union balloted its members for industrial action and met the legal threshold to take action. The first day of industrial action took place on 21 December 2022. The second day is due to take place on Wednesday 11 January 2023 (00:01 to 23:59). We continue to ask for the public’s support ahead of and during the planned day of

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