Archives (2020)

28 January 2020

Coronavirus update

The outbreak of a novel (new) coronavirus in Wuhan, China is a rapidly evolving situation but according to Public Health England (PHE) and based on the available evidence, the current risk to the UK population is low. For the latest updates or if you are concerned about Coronavirus, you can access information 

20 January 2020

Trust welcomes new financial support for student paramedics

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) has welcomed an announcement that paramedic students will get £5,000 support payment each year from September 2020. SECAmb Chief Executive Philip Astle said: “We welcome this announcement as there is a real need to expand the paramedic workforce nationally. As demand for ambulance services continues to grow it is vital that

15 January 2020

Work progressing on new Brighton ambulance centre

Work is progressing well on the development of South East Coast Ambulance Service’s, (SECAmb), latest Make Ready Centre. The new development at Woollards Field, near the A27 at Falmer, East Sussex is expected to be operational by Autumn 2020. SECAmb’s Make Ready system minimises the risk of cross-infection and keeps vehicles on the road for longer with specially-trained operatives

6 January 2020

Kent man reunited with lifesavers

A man, who collapsed in cardiac arrest, enjoyed a Christmas reunion with the ambulance team who came to his aid. Garry Henderson, 55, from Shorne, near Gravesend, Kent, was reunited with his life-saving team recently at Medway ambulance station in Chatham following his collapse at home on 6 September 2018. Garry, along with his partner, Sue and brother, Simon, met with Critical Ca

1 January 2020

Ambulance service thanks staff, volunteers and public after busy New Year’s Eve

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) would like to thank its staff and volunteers for their commitment and hard work over what was, as ever, a busy New Year’s Eve. The Trust would also like to thank the public for its support and messages of appreciation across the whole festive and New Year period. While the peak period of the night, (midnight-1am) saw

1 January 2020

Ambulance service thanks staff, volunteers and public after busy New Year’s Eve

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) would like to thank its staff and volunteers for their commitment and hard work over what was, as ever, a busy New Year’s Eve. The Trust would also like to thank the public for its support and messages of appreciation across the whole festive and New Year period. While the peak period of the n

1 January 2020

Ambulance service thanks staff, volunteers and public after busy New Year’s Eve

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) would like to thank its staff and volunteers for their commitment and hard work over what was, as ever, a busy New Year’s Eve. The Trust would also like to thank the public for its support and messages of appreciation across the whole festive and New Year period. While the peak period of the n

1 January 2020

Ambulance service thanks staff, volunteers and public after busy New Year’s Eve

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) would like to thank its staff and volunteers for their commitment and hard work over what was, as ever, a busy New Year’s Eve. The Trust would also like to thank the public for its support and messages of appreciation across the whole festive and New Year period. While the peak period of the n

1 January 2020

Ambulance service thanks staff, volunteers and public after busy New Year’s Eve

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) would like to thank its staff and volunteers for their commitment and hard work over what was, as ever, a busy New Year’s Eve. The Trust would also like to thank the public for its support and messages of appreciation across the whole festive and New Year period. While the peak period of the n

30 December 2019

Ambulance service asks for support as it prepares for busy New Year’s Eve

As it prepares to receive close to three calls a minute in the hours after the New Year is seen in, South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb) is asking the public for its support and patience. The Trust will be working hard to continue to prioritise its response to its most seriously ill and life-threatened patients throughout New Year’s Eve. Calls which d

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