South East Coast Ambulance Trust NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) has shown its commitment to ending mental health stigma and discrimination in the workplace by signing the Blue Light Time to Change pledge. The signing ceremony took place at the Trust headquarters at Banstead in Surrey and was signed by Trust Chief Executive Paul Sutton. The signing pled
A Community First Responder (CFR) with South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb), experienced life on the other side of the coin when he suffered major injuries in a motorcycle accident in September last year. Scott Montgomery, from Sittingbourne, enjoyed the chance to thank the ambulance crews who helped save his life when he was reunited with them at SEC
South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) has been shortlisted in The Fleet News Awards 2016 in no less than six categories – Fleet of the Year (251 to 1000 vehicles), Most Improved Fleet of the Year, Safe Fleet of the Year, Green Fleet of the Year, Cost Saving Initiative of the Year and Fleet Manager of the Year. It is the third award
A defibrillator funded by a donation made by a cardiac arrest survivor has been installed at an entrance to Swan Walk in Horsham, West Sussex. The life-saving equipment, which can be used by anyone if someone suffers a cardiac arrest, has been placed at the West Street entrance to Swan Walk, next to Wilkinsons. The town centre is now covered by defibrillator
Critical Care Paramedic Phill Richardson from Paddock Wood Make Ready is doing a survey on cardiac arrest handovers as part of his MSc dissertation module. He would be grateful if any staff could support his project by completing the following short survey in the coming weeks at
We are approaching what is considered historically the height of the flu season and national reports are showing an increase in flu activity over the past two weeks. The Department of Health has issued a letter given permission for antiviral medicines to be prescribed to those patients presenting with flu like symptoms which is always an indicator that flu a
Message from the Executive Team Dear Colleagues, As many of you will be aware, we are currently seeing extraordinarily high levels of demand, as well as a continuing rise in handover delays at hospital. Therefore, the Exec Team have today decided to move to REAP Level 4.
South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust announces that Chief Executive Paul Sutton has now left the Trust to pursue other interests. The Trust would like to thank Paul for his contribution to the developments and achievements of the Trust over the past 10 years. The process for finding a permanent replacement