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19 January 2021

Firefighters ready to provide additional support to ambulance service

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) is further developing the close relationship it has with its region’s fire services with a number of firefighters volunteering to be ready to provide additional support as required. SECAmb has been working closely with its emergency service colleagues since the start of the pandemic. During the first wave a number of firefi

1 January 2021

SECAmb thanks staff and volunteers as demand remains high

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, (SECAmb), has thanked its staff and volunteers for their efforts and ongoing commitment following an extremely challenging year. The service also thanks the public for its continued support and is urging everyone to continue to follow all the latest coronavirus restrictions and guidance in their area to limit the spread of the viru

31 December 2020

See in 2021 safely at home

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) is urging people to see in the new year safely by staying at home. The service is continuing to experience very busy days and is working hard to respond to patients as quickly as possible. SECAmb is asking the public for its support in strictly following coronavirus guidance and restrictions to reduce the spread of the infe

30 December 2020

SECAmb trio receive MBEs

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) is delighted that three members of its staff have been recognised in the New Year’s Honours list. Director of Operations, Joe Garcia, Director of Quality and Nursing, Bethan Eaton-Haskins and Ambulance Technician, Peter Glover, all receive MBEs for their service and commitment over many years. Joe and Bethan receive

16 December 2020

Prepare and stay safe this Christmas

South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb) is urging people to plan ahead to ensure they keep themselves and others safe this Christmas. Those who require repeat prescriptions are asked to ensure they have adequate supply especially ahead of the extended four-day Christmas bank holiday weekend. In addition, by carrying out some home checks including restocking basic medicine cabi

14 December 2020

SECAmb signs Neurodiversity Charter

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) has signed a charter committing to becoming a neurodiversity-friendly employer. Neurodiversity is the collective term for cognitive conditions such as Autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD), Dyslexia, and Dyspraxia, which are natural variations in the way people think and process information. The term

10 December 2020

Please use 999 wisely and help us help you

With colder temperatures having arrived and the festive period fast approaching, South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb) is reminding the public of the need to use 999 wisely. As the service continually prioritises its response to its most seriously ill and injured patients, just a small percentage of calls fall into the highest category of call requiring an immediate ambulance respo

2 December 2020

Staff move into new Brighton ambulance centre

Ambulance crews and staff have started to move into to a much-anticipated, state-of-the-art new ambulance centre serving Brighton and Hove and the surrounding towns. The development, at Woollards Field, near the A27 at Falmer, is the latest Make Ready Centre to be opened by South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb). The centre is named Chamberlain House in r

1 December 2020

SECAmb Advent calendar to highlight pandemic efforts

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust has today opened the first door of its advent calendar which is available to view each day on its social media channels. Each day an individual or team, nominated by colleagues for their efforts and dedication to responding to the pandemic, will be revealed. Featuring a variety of both frontline and support staff as well as v

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