News archive from December 2018
Julie Hollings
New Director of Communications & Engagement
Julie Hollings has joined EEAST as the new Director of Communications & Engagement.
31 December 2018
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Pre hospital communication guide app
Download this free app to help communicate with people with a range of different needs.
31 December 2018
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Trial seeks to speed up process for OOH GP appointments
EEAST and IC24 have been working in collaboration to streamline the process for arranging OOH base appointments for eligible patients.
27 December 2018
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Personalised Knowledge Sharing
Would you like to receive the latest research publications straight into your mailbox?
24 December 2018
Learning from incidents
Wound Closure sessions
RCN accredited wound closure update sessions will be taking place across the Trust.
24 December 2018
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Expenses for students – accommodation and travel
This is a joint message from the Trust and from UNISON regarding expenses for students.
21 December 2018
Christmas Gifts
Gift and hospitality policies: guidance on what to do
As we move into the festive period now is as good a time as any to remind colleagues what gifts we as an NHS trust can accept, and also what we unfortunately have to decline.
21 December 2018
Patient Safety Alert
Patient safety Alert: Placement of pulse oximeter probes
NHSI has issued a patient safety alert to all NHS Trusts regarding the risk of harm from inappropriate placement of pulse oximeter probes.
21 December 2018
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Love2Shop vouchers are on their way!
The new incentives for staff to have the flu jab this season are being distributed right now.
20 December 2018
Public drive Switch Off
The Public drive (P:Drive) is due to be switched off on Friday, 21st December.
20 December 2018
Auto-forwarding emails? Our policy is changing
As we move towards our emails meeting NHS Digital's security standards, the automatic forwarding of emails from email accounts will now only be permitted in limited circumstances.
20 December 2018
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People and Vehicle Hub Norfolk Trial
New People and Vehicle Support Hub trial starting 21 December 2018 for Norfolk crews.
20 December 2018
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Christmas leadership message from Dorothy Hosein
This week's leadership message is a special video message from Chief Executive, Dorothy Hosien
20 December 2018
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Bringing Christmas to children in Addenbrooke’s
Thank you to everyone who has donated gifts for the Addenbrooke's Christmas toy collection.
18 December 2018
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Dorothy’s response to the service journey message
Message from Interim CEO Dorothy Hosein regarding the service journey MDT message.
17 December 2018
Wellbeing Hub
Stay safe and well: being ‘drink aware’
The end-of-year party season is well underway and whilst it can be tempting to over-indulge, the Health and Wellbeing Hub is highlighting the Drink Aware campaign tips for safe celebrating.
16 December 2018
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Patient Care Records
We all have a duty to ensure that every instance of the care, advice and treatment we provide to our patients is documented.
14 December 2018
New breathlessness and diabetic sections on MiDoS
The MiDoS team have been working with the CCG Directory of Services teams to add new services to MiDoS
14 December 2018
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HealthAssure - Change to the location for new evidence
The location for saving new evidence for the Trust's HealthAssure system has changed.
12 December 2018
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Take Mind’s survey on mental health
Mind’s Blue Light Programme want to understand the current experiences of staff and volunteers within ambulance services
08 December 2018
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Overtime deadline extended
In order to maintain the high level of staffing over the entire Christmas period, we’re extending the incentive opening until 17th December.
07 December 2018
EDP Awards
From ‘the Beast in the East’ to ‘Stars of Norfolk and Waveney’
Congratulations to the EEAST team who won ‘Hospital/Ambulance hero of the year’ at the EDP Stars of Norfolk and Waveney Awards!
07 December 2018
Norovirus Update from North Norfolk CCG Infection Control Team
We have received information from the North Norfolk NHS CCG Infection Control Team regarding Norovirus activity.
07 December 2018
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Joint statement from the Trust and UNISON
The Trust and UNISON have worked in partnership to finalise a Relief Policy.
06 December 2018
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Cambridge University Hospitals goes live with the ReSPECT process
Cambridge University Hospitals adopts the ReSPECT process from the 5th December.
06 December 2018
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Data problems hit O2 mobile network
Please be aware of a national issue with the O2 data network, impacting a range of devices used at the Trust.
06 December 2018
Make Ready
Multi-million pound project to get crews back in the community
Work is about to begin on the first phase of a multi-million pound project to help our crews get back into communities to deliver care more quickly.
06 December 2018
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Updates from Recruitment incl new vacancies
View the latest updates from the recruitment team including new vacancies.
06 December 2018
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Ambulance service provides training morning for 'About with Friends' Charity
Interactive training session held for Cromer charity.
05 December 2018
International Volunteers Day
International Volunteers Day
We want to say thank you to all of our volunteers on International Volunteers Day.
05 December 2018
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Double uniform news
Updates on polo shirts and Keela jackets
05 December 2018