Archives (2016)

30 March 2016

Tribute to Sussex PTS staff

Message to staff regarding Sussex PTS The Trust would like to pay tribute to the dedication and professionalism of all Patient Transport Service staff who are affected by the changes to the contract for the county which commences on Friday (1 April) From Friday the management of the new patient transport service in Sussex

29 March 2016

Ambulance service praises staff and volunteer efforts over long Easter weekend

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) has praised the efforts of its staff and volunteers who went the extra mile to respond to patients over the long Easter weekend. Across its Kent, Sussex and Surrey region demand was up 11% compared to Easter 2015 with the Trust’s 999 Emergency Operations Centres receiving more than 9,500 999 calls.

24 March 2016

Trust move to REAP level 5

Message from the Executive Team Following a review of the REAP level, the senior operational team has taken the decision to move to REAP level 5. The Trust has, therefore, moved to REAP level 5 with immediate effect.  Managers are asked to review the

24 March 2016

Ambulance service asks for public’s support over long Easter weekend

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) is asking the public for its support as its staff prepare for what will, as ever, be a busy long Easter weekend. The Trust is reminding people to pick up any repeat prescriptions, keep an eye on elderly or vulnerable family, friends or neighbours and to check medicine cabinets are stocked with any

18 March 2016

CQC Inspection

The Trust is due to be inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) on May 3-6, 2016. To help provide you with some information about what the inspection will involve we have created a new page in the Staff Zone: http://www.secamb.nhs.uk/staff_zone/my_secamb/cqc_information.aspx

16 March 2016

New HQ

The work on the new SECAmb HQ is continuing and we are now getting into some of the details of what the new building will look like.  To help with this we have employed some design specialists – Hu-Tech – to help us explore options and come up with a plan.  We need your help in this. This week the designers from Hu-Tech will

15 March 2016

Trust publishes review into Red 3 Green 5 Pilot

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust has today (Tuesday, 15 March 2016) published the independent review undertaken by Deloitte into its Red 3/Green 5 Pilot. This review looked specifically at the decision-making processes and governance aroun

14 March 2016

Ambulance staff and volunteers gather to celebrate achievements

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) staff and volunteers celebrated long service and special achievements at the second of the Trust’s annual awards ceremonies. The ceremony, for the west of SECAmb’s region, was held on Thursday 10 March at Woodlands Park Hotel, near Cobham, Surrey. The event saw attendees recognised for long se

12 March 2016

CQC Inspection in May

The up and coming CQC inspection is an opportunity for us to showcase the very best of what we do.  We know that some of the great things that take place every day do not always get the attention that they deserve. So here is your chance to tell us about the gems which are taking place locally, which are having a great impact on

11 March 2016

SECAmb fleet success at Fleet News Awards

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) is celebrating success after winning in three categories at the Fleet News Awards. Nominated in six categories, the Trust came out top in three categories – Fleet of the Year (251 to 1000 vehicles), Green Fleet of the Year and Fleet Manager of the Year where SECAmb’s Justin Wand scooped t

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