Archives (2016)

1 November 2016

Stay safe this bonfire and firework season

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) is urging people to be sensible and stay safe and injury free this bonfire and firework season. SECAmb is asking that people follow some simple safety tips and advice and that they use common sense to keep themselves, their family and friends safe. The Trust is als

28 October 2016

Publication of Patient Impact Review into Red 3 Pilot

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) is today, Friday 28th October 2016, able to publish the Patient Impact Review into the Red 3 Pilot undertaken at the end of 2014. Patient Impact Review in the Red 3 Pilot The report was required as pa

25 October 2016

Restart a Heart campaign creates ‘8500-strong pool of life-savers’ across the region

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) inspired local schools and children’s groups to drive forward CPR awareness as part of the Europe-wide initiative Restart a Heart. The Trust achieved the amazing results of training close to 8,500 children and some adults in 88 locations

24 October 2016

Have your say on draft documents

As part of the work we are doing to improve governance in the Trust, we are proposing a new, hopefully clearer and better, way of developing and signing off policies, procedures and guidelines. This will which will ensure there is up front engagement with key stakeholders, that documents are approved by ‘subject experts’, that Equality Anal

18 October 2016

New ambulance centre to begin operations

Ambulance crews have begun operating out of South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust’s (SECAmb) newest Make Ready Centre in Polegate, East Sussex. A phased opening saw clinicians begin to report to the new centre, located at the Polegate bypass roundabout, yesterday (Monday 17 October). All of Heathfield, Hailsham and Eastbourne ambulance cre

14 October 2016

SECAmb supporting National Burns Awareness Day

With fireworks season fast approaching, South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) is supporting National Burns Awareness Day on Wednesday 19 October by reminding people of the importance of administering the right first aid for burns and scalds. While most burns are usually minor, giving the right fi

12 October 2016

Awards Ceremonies 2016-17

Calling all those staff who are eligible for their long service awards and those who wish to nominate staff for their outstanding achievements, it’s awards time! The awards ceremonies will be held at: East ceremony The Orangery, Turkey Mill, Maidstone, at 7pm on Thu

7 October 2016

It’s all happening in October

It is a busy month with two major health and wellbeing campaigns. Take the Stoptober challenge Stoptober is back for 2016 to encourage smokers across England to make a bid to give up during October. Stoptober has encouraged almost one million to try and quit smoking to date, with thousands more lik

4 October 2016

Trust supporting ‘Shoctober’ and #findthedefib campaign

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) is supporting a national campaign, ‘Shoctober’, throughout October to hunt down life-saving defibrillators. SECAmb is asking people to

4 October 2016

Big wins for SECAmb at the Brake Fleet Safety Awards 2016

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) picked up three awards at the prestigious Brake Fleet Safety Awards held in Birmingham on 29 September.

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