Archive

News archive from October 2017
Norwich PTS vehicles
New provider announced for PTS contract
A new provider has been selected to run patient transport services across Great Yarmouth, Waveney and Suffolk from 1st April, 2018.
27 October 2017
emergency training watford   NTK
Special operations training at Watford FC a success
A football stadium provided the perfect background for a major incident multi-agency exercise for the Trust's Hazardous Area Response Teams (HART) and the Ambulance Intervention Team (AIT).
26 October 2017
Ambulance side shot
Things are changing in EEAST Patient and Public Involvement (Volunteers)
A refreshed structure and look of the Trust User Group has been agreed following a review.
26 October 2017
Blurred ambulance
Places available on stroke study day
Clinical staff are invited to attend a study day exploring the future of stroke that will take place at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.
26 October 2017
LSU switched off but charging   the charging light is lit as are the battery status lights
Testing the Laerdal suction unit
The failure of suction units has been fundamental in two recent serious incidents, so staff are being asked to ensure their unit is functioning properly at the beginning of every shift.
26 October 2017
HR ezine image OPT
Vacancy and transfer list – 26th October
This week’s HR e-zine, with the latest job vacancies, expressions of interest and transfer opportunities, has been published.
26 October 2017
Manual handling ambulance  credited to SCAS
Places available on cardiac conference
The Sudden Adult Death Trust is holding a conference surrounding people with cardiac conditions, survivors and professionals involved with their care, and staff are invited.
25 October 2017
Hands typing on keyboard
Updated: email and Skype
We have been experiencing some issues accessing email on Microsoft Exchange and Skype since yesterday intermittently.
24 October 2017
NHS computer
Occupational health are changing their book system
As of Monday (23rd October), the occupational health (OH) appointment booking system will be changing.
24 October 2017
ePCR using toughbook
More dates for ePCR refresher training
The rollout of Toughbooks continues for vehicle in east Norfolk.
21 October 2017
Ben Hawkins Folksworth CFRS
The sky is the limit for Cambridgeshire volunteer
A community first responder (CFR) is overcoming his fear of heights by jumping out of a plane in an effort to raise funds for his group.
20 October 2017
Hands typing on keyboard
Learn more on end of life care
End of life e-learning is now available to all emergency and non-emergency staff on LEARNZONE.
19 October 2017
Clinical Briefing day NTK
EEAST Clinical Briefing days a triumph!
Staff and volunteers from around the Trust once again celebrated clinical excellence and development at this year's briefing events.
19 October 2017
Flu jab   robert morton
Say no to flu and get your jab
Flu clinics are up and running across the region.
19 October 2017
Ambulance side shot
Diwali: The Festival of Lights returns
Today (19th October), sees the return of the Hindu festival Diwali.
19 October 2017
HR ezine image OPT
Vacancy and transfer list – 19th October
This week’s HR e-zine, with the latest job vacancies, expressions of interest and transfer opportunities, has been published.
19 October 2017
Side of RRV with lozenge
Ambulance Response Programme standards go-live complete
This is a short update to inform you that the planned switch-over in all EOCs earlier this morning (Wednesday) happened as planned.
18 October 2017
Ambulance side shot
Calling all student paramedics and technicians on the paramedic pathway
There is now a new email address for draft submissions of critical reflection essay which will affect Student Paramedics and those on the Tech-Para pathway.
17 October 2017
IPC
Hand hygiene – why so important?
Today (Sunday 15th October) is Global Handwashing Day – a day to increase awareness of the significant role hand hygiene plays in reducing infections and ultimately save lives.
15 October 2017
AWE logo
AWE group on Facebook and Twitter follow @EEAST_AWE
All women in EEAST (AWE), the Trust’s special interest group is now on social media.
14 October 2017
Kevin Brown  web
Video: Catch up on the ARP webinar
A recording of yesterday's ARP webinar has been published.
13 October 2017
Andrew Barlow, Paul Pottle, and Karen Winter at Drayton Community Infant School.
Defibrillator donated in memory of 18-year-old
A lifesaving device has been donated to a Norfolk school in memory of a former student.
13 October 2017
Who Cares Wins NTK
National award for our fab four
Congratulations go to the amazing Phil Smith, Laura Wallace, Julia Horswell and Emily Wallis who received a national award first.
12 October 2017
Sheila Childerhouse Nonexecutive director ntk
Trust bids farewell to non-executive director
Non-executive director Sheila Childerhouse will be leaving the Trust at the end of December.
12 October 2017
Roger Baines with some of his lifesavers from the UEA Sportspark
Spreading the word on Restart a Heart Day
On Monday, hundreds of young people across the region will be learning how to save a life on Restart a Heart Day.
12 October 2017
Side of RRV with lozenge
Annual staff survey: have your say
The annual NHS staff survey has officially landed, giving you the opportunity to share your views on how to make the Trust a better place to work.
12 October 2017
HR ezine image OPT
Vacancy and transfer list – 12th October
This week’s HR e-zine, with the latest job vacancies, expressions of interest and transfer opportunities, has been published.
12 October 2017
WMHD web
Get involved in World Mental Health Day
World Mental Health Day is today (Tuesday October 10) and this year focusses on mental health in the workplace.
10 October 2017
Side of RRV with lozenge
“It all starts with compassionate leadership”: this week’s leadership message is from Sarah Massie, Associate Director Workforce and Education
If you were to ask any member of the public what they want from health and social care, it’s likely that compassion from the staff who provide care would be high on their wish list. But in order to establish compassionate cultures that manifest on the front line, we need to begin with compassionate leadership.
09 October 2017
Blurred ambulance
Keeping your patients safe whilst travelling
Staff are reminded of the importance of belting up following a number of recent incidents involving seated patients.
06 October 2017
Side of RRV with lozenge
Get involved with Ambulance Response Programme Q&A
Do you have a question about the Ambulance Response Programme? Kevin Brown, Director of Service Delivery, will be talking ARP during a live online Q&A next week.
05 October 2017
AWE logo
Join AWE at next week’s clinical briefing
The AWE-some team will be holding their next meeting at day one of the clinical briefing and are inviting all staff to join them.
05 October 2017
Manual handling ambulance  credited to SCAS
Paramedic learning at ARU’s Advanced Life Support course
Last month James Rouse a NQP) from Southend completed an Advanced Life Support (ALS) course with the Anglia Ruskin University. Here, James looks at what an ALS course can do for you.
05 October 2017
ePCR using toughbook
Electronic patient care records are coming soon
From Monday, 16th October, Toughbooks will start to appear on vehicles in east Norfolk.
05 October 2017
EZ IO
Book your place on free EZ-IO workshops
Places are available on an interactive and engaging workshop designed to empower practitioners with the knowledge skills and confidence to use the Arrow EZ-10 Vascular Access System.
05 October 2017
HR ezine image OPT
Vacancy and transfer list – 5th October
This week’s HR e-zine, with the latest job vacancies, expressions of interest and transfer opportunities, has been published.
05 October 2017
EEAST RRVs and amb on scene
Ambulance staff praised for “faultless” and “five-star” service in latest survey
Staff have been commended in EEAST’s latest survey which included comments such as “exceptional”, “exemplary” and “first class”.
03 October 2017
Blurred ambulance
Confidential waste contract change
Due to our contractor delivering the incorrect confidential waste containers to our sites, the company will be collecting and replacing them with the correct ones this week.
03 October 2017
Norwich PTS vehicles
Patients Transport services in Beds & Herts
Private Ambulance Service (PAS), the company who operated patients transport services across Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Luton has gone into administration.
03 October 2017
Robert Morton, CEO
Safeguarding our staff: this week’s message comes from Robert Morton
In this week’s Need to Know message, Robert looks at how the Trust can safeguard our staff, when it comes to social media and his thoughts on the recent patient transport service news.
02 October 2017
Reservists training web
Calling our military reservists
Are you part of the military reserves? If so, we need to hear from you.
02 October 2017
Side of RRV with lozenge
Have you booked a place at EEAST’s clinical days?
It is just over a week to go until the Trust’s clinical briefing days and places are still available.
02 October 2017
Stoptober logo
Are you ready for the Stoptober challenge?
Stoptober is back; the 28-day quit smoking campaign.
01 October 2017