Archives (2023)

3 November 2023

Trust celebrates long service and special achievements

The long service and achievements of ambulance staff, volunteers and members of the public have been celebrated at the first in a series of three South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) awards events. Attendees gathered at The Orangery in Maidstone on the evening of Thursday 2 November for the awards which primarily cover the Trust’s Kent region. Awards for Surre

24 October 2023

Sussex woman reunited with life-saving ambulance team

A 34-year-old woman from Sayers Common, West Sussex, has been reunited with the ambulance team who helped save her life in December 2020. Sarah Edmonds, who was just 31 years old when she collapsed in her then

19 October 2023

Focusing on changing patient needs to develop a new clinically-led strategy

Using a detailed level of analysis not previously seen before in the ambulance sector, South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, (SECAmb), is developing an ambitious new clinically-led strategy. Members of the public are being invited to get involved in shaping the new strategy which will use detailed activity data to ensure the Trust is best placed to respond to changing

16 October 2023

Brighton man reunited with life-saving crew

A Brighton man, who suffered a cardiac arrest in October last year, has been reunited with some of the South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb) team who helped save his life. Steven Hawkes, 45, visited Brighton Make Ready Centre with his wife, Tracy and daughter, Sophie last week, on the eve of the anniversary of his collapse.

12 October 2023

Commit to learn how to save a life this Restart a Heart Day

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, (SECAmb), is urging everyone ask themselves if they would know what to do to help save a life this Restart a Heart Day. Throughout next week, from Monday 16 October, along with organisations across the country, SECAmb’s staff and volunteers will be working with local partners including Kent Fire and Rescue, to teach CPR to thousand

11 October 2023

Looking to volunteer? Could you become a Community First Responder?

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, (SECAmb), would like to hear from people interested in taking up volunteering roles as a Community First Responders (CFRs). Adverts for the roles in Surrey and West Sussex are now live with the Trust particularly keen to hear from people able to volunteer in Cranleigh in Surrey and in West Chiltington, Pagham, Selsey, The Wittering

9 October 2023

Trust launches new patient experience questionnaire

To help improve the service it provides to patients, South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, (SECAmb), is today launching a new Patient Experience Questionnaire. The Trust is keen to receive feedback from patients, family members or carer who have witnessed the care and treatment given to patients. People can do this by completing a short questionnaire that can be

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