Archives (2022)

16 November 2022

Whoever you’re cheering on – support Team SECAmb

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) is asking the public for its support ahead of the World Cup beginning this week. England and Wales kick off their campaigns on Monday, (21 November), and later face each other in the group stage on the evening of Tuesday 29 November. In previous football tournaments, SECAmb has typically seen an increase in demand af

14 November 2022

Paying our respects on Remembrance Sunday

This year’s Remembrance Sunday saw us provide 86 SECAmb wreaths to be laid at services across our region – the highest number ever. Members of staff and volunteers, including operational and Emergency Operation Centre colleagues and many Community First Responder teams, took part in services in local towns and villages to mark Remembrance Sunday and to remember the service an

9 November 2022

Welcome to our latest international colleagues

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) is pleased to have welcomed its latest team of international colleagues. Yesterday, (8 November), 18 paramedic colleagues joined us from South Africa, Australia, Nigeria, India and Ireland. The recruits are now undertaking their transition to UK practice course for the next few weeks before joining their new operatin

4 November 2022

SECAmb ambulances to feature Poppy Appeal images

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) vehicles will once again feature images to support the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal. SECAmb is proud to be showing its support of the appeal with a special design featuring on the side 24 of its ambulances. The artwork has been funded thanks to the generous support of a number of the Trust’s suppliers and cont

26 October 2022

Trust committed to further improvements following publication of CQC report

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) has reaffirmed its commitment to making improvements following the publication today, (Wednesday 26 October), of a Care Quality Commission (CQC) report. The inspection, which took place in August, and looked at SECAmb’s urgent and emergency care, as well as its resilience teams, sees the Trust’s overall rating move from ‘Go

24 October 2022

Staff and volunteers receive long service and special achievement awards

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, (SECAmb), staff and volunteers were presented with long service awards and special achievement commendations at the Trust’s third and final annual awards ceremony of the year. The awards, which took place at The Grand Hotel in Eastbourne on Thursday, (20 October), primarily cover achievements across the Trust’s Sussex region.

18 October 2022

Long service and special achievements recognised at Trust awards

Ambulance staff, volunteers and members of public have been recognised for their long service and special achievements at the second of South East Coast Ambulance Service’s (SECAmb’s) annual award events. Attendees gathered at The Orangery in Maidstone on the evening of Thursday 13 October for the awards which primarily cover the Trust’s Kent region. Chief Executive Commendations

11 October 2022

Long service and special achievements celebrated at Trust awards

Long service and special achievements awards have been presented at the first of South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust’s (SECAmb’s) three annual awards ceremonies. Staff, volunteers and members of the public gathered at Denbies Wine Estate in Dorking on the evening of Thursday 6 October for the awards, which primarily covered the Trust’s Surrey and West Sussex region.

26 September 2022

Sittingbourne man reunited with life-saving crew

A Kent Man was delighted to be reunited with the people who helped save his life recently. Stewart Bensted and his partner Helen Jenkins from Sittingbourne paid a visit to Sheppey Ambulance Station to meet the team who attended Stewart when he suffered a cardiac arrest at this home in April. Stewart was helping his neighbour with a DIY project and had popped home to get some mater

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