Archives (2023)

14 September 2023

Multi-agency exercise to test emergency response at Camber Sands

South East Coast Ambulance Service, (SECAmb), staff will be joined by teams from partner organisations as emergency response plans to a major incident are tested at Camber Sands, East Sussex, later this month. The multi-agency exercise, organised by SECAmb and which also includes Sussex Police, East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service, Rother District Council, HM Coastguard and RNLI Lifeguard

11 September 2023

999 Emergency Operations Centre staff to move into new ambulance centre

A new multi-purpose ambulance and contact centre in Gillingham will become fully operational this week when 999 Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) teams move in, joining their frontline road and NHS 111 colleagues.

24 August 2023

Work of Joint Response Unit to be showcased in second TV series

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, (SECAmb), and Kent Police are pleased the work of its staff and officers will once again be showcased with a second series of 999: Emergency Call Out due to air on 5Star from next week. The first eight of 15 episodes, produced by RDF Television, which follow the work of SECAmb’s Joint Response Unit, (JRU), with Kent Police, will be

22 August 2023

Harry’s in the Final!

Did you know that more than one of England’s Football Teams have reached a World Cup Final this month? Our men’s partially-sighted football team – one of our Para Lions Teams – have battled through the group stages and will face Ukraine in the final this evening, part of the

3 August 2023

Stay safe this Brighton Pride weekend

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, (SECAmb), is urging the public to take care and help it manage demand as Brighton Pride takes place in the city this weekend (5-6 August). Those attending are asked to plan ahead and stay safe across what is always a busy weekend in the city. People are also reminded to keep an eye on weather forecast with rain forecast and a weath

31 July 2023

Medway cardiac arrest survivor meets life-saving team

A Medway man, who suffered a cardiac arrest at Chatham railway station, has been reunited with some of the team who helped save his life. Dean Upton, now 53, from Maidstone, collapsed at the station on the evening of 11 April 2022. He and his family visited South East Coast Ambulance Service’s (SECAmb) Make Ready Centre in Gillingham recently to thank some of those who responded.

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