Archives (2023)

27 December 2023

Celebrate sensibly and stay safe this New Year’s Eve

People are urged to celebrate the New Year sensibly to minimise the impact on the ambulance service and wider NHS. South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, (SECAmb), is asking for the public’s help in managing demand and in ensuring it is as available as possible for unavoidable emergencies. SECAmb, which is already facing increase pressure on its services this mon

20 December 2023

Patient, turned colleague, reunited with ambulance team

A Crawley man who suffered serious injuries and a underwent lengthy recovery following a collision on his motorbike, before going on to join SECAmb himself, has been reunited with the team of now colleagues who came to his aid.

19 December 2023

Prison sentence for man who assaulted a police officer and paramedic

A man who assaulted a police officer and a paramedic on the day he was released from prison for the same offence was sentenced to spend 12 weeks in prison when he appeared at Guildford Magistrates’ Court on Saturday (16 December). Callum Parker, 38, of Brighton Road, Redhill, pleaded guilty to two counts of assault by beating an emergency s

17 December 2023

Help us help you this Christmas

With just one week to go until Christmas, South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, (SECAmb), is urging people to check their Christmas lists include how to help themselves and the NHS this fest

14 December 2023

Nursing conference success

We were pleased to host two successful nurses conferences recently, providing our growing cohort of nursing colleagues with a platform for learning and recognition. The dedicated events, held on 23 November and 8 December, provided an opportunity for SECAmb’s 137 nurses to come together. The conference provided support for continuing professional development and revalidation, role

12 December 2023

SECAmb signs new NHS Sexual Safety Charter

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, (SECAmb), has formally signed a new NHS Sexual Safety Charter aimed at ensuring a systematic, zero-tolerance approach to sexual misconduct and violence in the NHS. By signing the Charter, SECAmb is committing to taking and enforcing a zero-tolerance approach to any unwanted, inappropriate and/or harmful sexual behaviours within the

11 December 2023

Young cardiac arrest survivor thanks life-saving team

A young woman from Maidstone has been reunited with the ambulance team who helped save her life ahead of her the anniversary of her suffering a cardiac arrest.

4 December 2023

Support your ambulance service this festive and winter season

With the busy Christmas and New Year period just around the corner, and the arrival of colder winter weather likely to lead to an increase in certain calls, the public is being asked to do all it can to support the ambulance service and wider NHS. Throughout December, South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, (SECAmb), is expecting to handle in the region of 90 thousand 99

22 November 2023

SECAmb holds first-ever volunteers’ conference

South East Coast Ambulance NHS Foundation Trust, (SECAmb), welcomed more than 200 of its volunteers as it hosted its first-ever volunteers’ conference.

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