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News archive from February 2018
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EXCLUSIVE New video highlights #WeAreEEAST
This is EEAST – and we’re trying to tell the public who we are with the launch of a new video.
27 February 2018
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One Trust, almost 2,500 flu fighters
Almost 70% of you have had the flu vaccination or opted out by returning your forms.
26 February 2018
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Your new NHS Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVC) website is ready
Prudential has created a new website for staff based on feedback from members of the NHS pension scheme.
25 February 2018
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Yellow weather warning for snow
A yellow weather warning for snow has been issued by the Met Office for early next week.
23 February 2018
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Book now! Continual Professional Development event for clinicians
The Clinical Directorate is organising a free event learning event next month – but tickets are limited!
23 February 2018
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Sandy Brown announces his retirement
Our Director of Nursing and Clinical Quality is to retire.
23 February 2018
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Delayed handover protocol: New for Monday 26th February
A new process has been put together to transfer patients to hospital care safely and quickly, which is being introduced across region.
22 February 2018
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Vacancy and transfer list - 22nd February
This week's HR e-zine, with the latest job vacancies, expressions of interest and transfer opportunities, has been published.
22 February 2018
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Meningitis sufferer thanks lifesavers
A Norfolk woman has thanked her lifesavers after a suffering a flare-up of a rare form of meningitis.
22 February 2018
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Ops update - Overtime incentive
Ops update for the latest overtime incentive available to increase resourcing and fleet availability to support patient safety in the community.
22 February 2018
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New research institute to boost evidence on improving care in the NHS
A research institute led by the University of Cambridge is seeking to create a world-leading asset for the NHS by improving the science behind healthcare
21 February 2018
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Child Care Vouchers Rule Changes
Changes to Trust childcare voucher schemes will take place in the spring.
19 February 2018
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'Make me smile' says Cockney Rebel
Cockney Rebel frontman Steve Harley had nothing but praise for the crew who attended him when he broke his leg.
19 February 2018
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REAP level change
Due to stabilised demand, the Trust has moved from REAP level 3 to REAP level 2.
19 February 2018
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Herts Trust emerges from special measures
West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust out of special measures, following an CQC inspection in September.
17 February 2018
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Clinical Update: Diazepam 2.5mg Rectal Tubes
We are aware of a number of incidents where on opening the foil pack-age it has been found the contents of the rectal tube have leaked from the tube.
16 February 2018
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The journey of innovation in the NHS
A report from The King’s Fund has charted the process that eight innovations now in widespread use.
16 February 2018
Quality Acount Poll
Your views on our Quality Account
Help us make sure that our priorities are your priorities!
15 February 2018
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Theft of medical gas cylinders
We’re asking colleagues to be extra vigilant with the storage and security of medical gas cylinders.
15 February 2018
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Compliments to staff received doubled in January
Compliment letters to staff double for January.
15 February 2018
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Free tickets for #PressForProgress event
Tickets are still available for a collaborative event on International Women’s Day to celebrate the role of women in the blue light services.
15 February 2018
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Vacancy and transfer list - 15th February
This week's HR e-zine, with the latest job vacancies, expressions of interest and transfer opportunities, has been published.
15 February 2018
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Urgent care consultation
An eight-week consultation on future access to services in west Hertfordshire is underway.
15 February 2018
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Updated: Funeral details for Senior EMT, Emma Nichols
Funeral arrangements for Essex Senior EMT, Emma Nichols.
14 February 2018
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A trio of DLO Twitter accounts are launched
Three new Trust DLO Twitter accounts are up and running.
13 February 2018
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Funeral details for retired colleague, Michael Crowe
Funeral arrangements for retired Norfolk paramedic, Michael 'Mikey' Crowe
12 February 2018
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Dementia strategy
Training packages for all clinical staff, that form part of the dementia strategy, are to be supported and accredited by the University of Hertfordshire.
12 February 2018
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EEAST staff thank good Samaritans
Ambulance staff have thanked two good Samaritans who rushed to the aid of a seriously injured man in Peterborough.
10 February 2018
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Ambulance staff reunited with fire service colleague for first time since saving his life
EEAST staff have been reunited with the firefighter whose life they saved at an incident last month (January).
09 February 2018
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Late finishes update
A second workshop has taken place to develop ideas to combat late finishes on the frontline.
09 February 2018
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Bookings open for College of Paramedics event
The next regional clinical conference run by the College of Paramedics will take place on 8th March.
09 February 2018
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Vacancy and transfer list - 8th February
This week's HR e-zine, with the latest job vacancies, expressions of interest and transfer opportunities, has been published.
08 February 2018
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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) coming to you
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training course available to attend in Cambridgeshire.
08 February 2018
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New dispatchers take to the airwaves
A trio of new voices are set to take to the Norwich control room airwaves.
08 February 2018
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Today is Safer Internet Day!
Safer Internet Day 2018 is being celebrated globally today, Tuesday 6th February 2018 with the slogan “Create, Connect and Share Respect: A better internet starts with you”.
06 February 2018
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HEMS research study opportunity
Are you a clinician at EEAST and would like to take part in a research study?
06 February 2018
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Sad passing of retired paramedic Michael Crowe
The Trust is sad to announce the death of retired Norfolk paramedic and training officer Michael Crowe.
05 February 2018
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Staff work hard at Stevenage fire
Staff have been praised for the swift and caring actions at the scene of a fire in Stevenage.
03 February 2018
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Overtime incentive
The Trust needs to increase resourcing and fleet availability across February to support patient safety in the community.
02 February 2018
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Death of retired Essex paramedic - Allan Campbell
The Trust is sad to share the news that former Essex paramedic Allan Campbell has passed away,
02 February 2018
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Vacancy and transfer list - 31st January
This week's HR e-zine, with the latest job vacancies, expressions of interest and transfer opportunities, has been published.
01 February 2018
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Your invitation to join us to Press for Progress
On Thursday 8th March it is International Women’s Day and we would like to invite you to #PressforProgress at our joint conference with Essex Fire and Rescue Service, Essex Police, and Kent Police.
01 February 2018
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This week's leadership message from Chief Executive Robert Morton
Robert talks about teamwork care and the exec team’s determination to lead the Trust through this challenging period.
01 February 2018
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Time to Talk Day
1 in 4 of us will fight mental health issues. So, how are you?
01 February 2018
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New IPC and medicines management audit tool goes live
The new audit tool, ‘Audit Online’, goes live today (1st February 2018) replacing AuditR.
01 February 2018