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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.

17 November 2023

Staff, volunteers and public celebrate long service and special achievements

The long service and special achievements of staff, volunteers and members of the public have been celebrated at the third of South East Coast Ambulance Service’s (SECAmb’s) annual awards ceremonies. Award winners gathered for the ceremony, held at The Grand Hotel in Eastbourne, on Thursday evening, (16 November 2023), with front line colleagues presented with Queen’s Medals for Long Ser

16 November 2023

Mental health takes centre stage during event at Medway Hub

A visit from NHS England’s Patient and Public Voice Members group for mental health on Wednesday (15/11) provided valuable insight on how we can improve the care we give to patients. Hosted out of our new Medway Hub – home to our Medway Make Ready Centre, 999 control and 111 contact centre – the event was a first for the Trust.   The group, which consists of pati

10 November 2023

SECAmb celebrates long service and special achievements

South East Coast Ambulance NHS Foundation Trust, (SECAmb), staff and volunteers have gathered to celebrate long service and special achievements at the second of its three annual awards ceremonies. More than a total of 1,000 years’ service was marked with three colleagues picking up awards for an amazing 40 years’ service to the NHS at the ceremony at Denbies Wine Estate in Dorking yeste

10 November 2023

Latest Poppy Ambulance Design Released

For the sixth year running, we are once again showing our support for the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal with special ‘poppy ambulances’ out and about in each of our operational areas, featuring a large remembrance design on the side. SECAmb Chief Executive, Simon Weldon, said: “Many of our staff have strong links with the armed forces and I am pleased that, once

9 November 2023

Trust trialling multi-discipline clinical hub in Ashford

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, (SECAmb), is trialling a new approach to patient care to ensure 999 calls receive the most appropriate response. Throughout November, Advanced Paramedic Practitioners at SECAmb’s

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