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News archive from February 2021
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You are invited to the next AWE meeting
The next All Women in EAST (AWE) Network meeting will be taking place on 4th March 2021 via Microsoft Teams (10:00AM to 12:00 PM).
26 February 2021
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Graduate Paramedic conference call
On Friday 19th February the recruitment and Training & Education team once delivered a presentation to over 60 student paramedics.
26 February 2021
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Culture change - February update
We have released our first infographic and video to detail what cultural changes have taken place within the Trust this month.
25 February 2021
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New COVID study is looking for staff to interview
The Trust Research team is working on an Urgent Public Health Study called TRiM, hosted by Swansea University.
25 February 2021
Webinar
Patient Experience Voice webinar
Please join us for this interactive webinar, to share and discover more about the ways we listen to the EEAST Patient voice.
25 February 2021
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Last few spaces available for International Women’s Day virtual event
Don’t forget to sign up to be a part of the All Women in EEAST’s celebration of International Women’s Day 2021.
25 February 2021
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Countdown to go-live for new ePCR programme
The new ePCR programme, which will see patient records and other clinical processes recorded onto new iPads, is getting ready to go live in Bedfordshire.
25 February 2021
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Satisfaction survey for Stryker Power-LOAD and Power-PRO XT
One of our key suppliers is keen to receive feedback from staff in connection with the stretcher that we introduced in late 2019.
25 February 2021
Vaccination
COVID-19 vaccines - questions from the BAME communities answered
Concerns have been raised nationally about an apparent hesitancy from some people in BAME communities to have the COVID-19 vaccine.
24 February 2021
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BME Network meeting highlights
On Tuesday, 9th February, EEAST’s BME network held their first meeting of 2021.
24 February 2021
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This week's We Are EEAST Briefing details
This week's We Are EEAST Briefing will take place on Thursday afternoon.
24 February 2021
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Virtual QSIR Courses available
The Quality & Improvement team are pleased to announce more dates for the new QSIR V programme.
24 February 2021
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Pre-retirement online course
Thinking about your retirement? Affinity Connect will be running a two hour pre-retirement online course to guide you through your options.
24 February 2021
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We Are EEAST Briefing - 18th February 2021
Last week's We Are EEAST Briefing from Acting CEO, Dr Tom Davis, and Director of Finance, Kevin Smith
22 February 2021
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Spot the Signs training dates
The final 'Spot the Signs' suicide awareness training dates for this financial year still have spaces available.
21 February 2021
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Notification of Datix Routine Server Maintenance - Tuesday the 23rd of February 2021
The Trusts DATIX hosting provider will be carrying routine maintenance work on the server our DATIX system is on.
21 February 2021
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Improved vehicles hit the roads
EEAST has invested nearly £50m in 440 new ambulances.
19 February 2021
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Progression in the Trust
With the launch of the Paramedic Degree apprenticeship programme the trust now has 3 Apprenticeship routes for progression.
19 February 2021
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Update on pension changes
An update on pension changes for those who joined a Public Service Pension on or before 31st March 2012
19 February 2021
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Sustainability Update - Jan 2021
We are pleased to publish our first monthly EEAST sustainability update.
19 February 2021
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Recent Estates Projects
The Estates team have been busy across the region over the last few months overseeing several refurbishments and site improvements.
18 February 2021
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South Essex PTS give their thanks to military support
A big South Essex PTS Thank you to 68 Supply Squadron, 7 Regt Royal Logistic Corp.
18 February 2021
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Notification of Product Change: Nightingale to Corius Seal Dressing
The EEAST clinical indication for use remains the same as the Nightingale dressing.
18 February 2021
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New early intervention vehicle
New early intervention vehicle to help keep mid Essex residents out of hospital.
18 February 2021
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Take 5 to prepare – Social media security
The latest issues of ‘Take 5 to prepare’ is now available.
18 February 2021
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Welcome to our Green Champions
Following on from our article a few weeks ago, we are delighted to have recruited Green Champions across the Trust!
17 February 2021
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This week's We Are EEAST Briefing details
This week's We Are EEAST briefing will be held on Thursday afternoon.
17 February 2021
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REAP Level Change to REAP 2
The Trust has reduced its REAP level to REAP 2 (moderate pressure)
17 February 2021
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Essential maintenance on the Evolve system
We are required to carry out some essential maintenance on the Evolve system on Wednesday 17th February.
16 February 2021
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We Are EEAST Briefing - 11th February 2021
Last week's We Are EEAST Briefing from Acting CEO, Dr Tom Davis, and Interim Director of Nursing, Clinical Quality and Improvement, Juliet Beal.
15 February 2021
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Keech Hospice End of Life study day
Keech Hospice are hosting an End-of-Life study day on Wednesday, 17th March.
12 February 2021
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EEAST Learner Reference Group Changes
Following student and learner feedback, the group is being divided into two subgroups to ensure meetings are relevant to the type of student and learner.
12 February 2021
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Using the Estates MiCAD Portal
The Estates MiCAD portal ensures any issues are dealt with in a timely fashion and allocated to the correct contractor.
12 February 2021
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Important updates to JRCALC App
A number of important updates have been released under Bundle 5 of the JRCALC guidelines which are available through the JRCALC+ APP.
11 February 2021
Ambulance nurses to join EEAST
Invitation to take part in the UK-REACH Study
The HCPC are currently inviting people to take part in a (UK-REACH) study.
11 February 2021
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International Women's Day 2021 event details
This is your invitation to celebrate International Women's Day: 8 March 2021
11 February 2021
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FREC Qualifications
EEAST will now recognise the First Response in Emergency Care (FREC) as an entry qualification for roles during the recruitment process
10 February 2021
Counter Terrorism
UK terrorism threat lowered to Substantial
The Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC) has lowered the UK threat level to Substantial – meaning an attack is likely.
10 February 2021
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This week's We Are EEAST Briefing details
This week's We Are EEAST Briefing will be held on Thursday afternoon.
10 February 2021
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Clinical Quality Matters - Serious Incidents edition
The latest edition of Clinical Quality Matters (CQM) has now been published and is available to download free.
09 February 2021
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Hospice adds new masterclass date
Keech Hospice Care is holding another in its series of masterclasses: 'Midwifing Dying: preparation and companionship at the end of life?'
09 February 2021
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Weather warnings update
Weather warnings for snow and ice remain in place across the region.
08 February 2021
We Are EEAST briefing 4th February 2021
We Are EEAST briefing 4th February 2021
We are EEAST briefing 4th February 2021 Marcus Bailey, Chief Operating Officer and John Syson, Director of Workforce.
08 February 2021
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Lateral Flow Testing Update and Replenishment Kits
The Trust is encouraging all staff to engage in lateral flow testing on a regular basis to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.
08 February 2021
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Could you help to develop the ARU e-PAD?
Anglia Ruskin have invited EEAST to contribute to their own in-house electronic Practice Assessment Document (ePAD) for BSc Paramedic students.
07 February 2021
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Clinical Instruction: Covid-19 Decision Tool
A new COVID-19 Clinical Decision Tool has been developed for clinicians (‘face to face’ or ‘hear and treat’), with a view of supporting safe disposition decisions.
05 February 2021
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Weather warnings for snow and ice this weekend
The Met Office has issued yellow weather warnings for snow and ice across the East of England.
05 February 2021
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Time to Talk Day
Today, 4th February, is Time to Talk Day and we are asking you to take a minute and start those small conversations that may just make a big difference.
04 February 2021
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Pulse survey reminder
Have your say…don’t forget to complete the Pulse survey and help improve your Trust
04 February 2021
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SPOC system upgrade
Advance notice - The SPOC department are undergoing a systems upgrade on the 17th February between the hours of 08:30 and 14:00.
04 February 2021
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This week's We Are EEAST Briefing details
This week's We Are EEAST Briefing will be held on Thursday afternoon.
03 February 2021
ePCR Vol 9
What's on the new iPads?
Volume 9 of the newsletter for our new ePCR system looks at what apps are on the new iPads and what is acceptable personal useage.
03 February 2021
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Changes to building access points across EEAST
The Verex Security Access Control System, which is used extensively across the Trust at points of entry and exit, is to be upgraded.
01 February 2021
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HALO TISM ticketing system
We are currently experiencing an issue with the HALO ticketing system.
01 February 2021
We are EEAST briefing 28th January 2021 with Dr Tom Davis, Acting CEO and Marcus Bailey, Chief Operating Officer.
We Are EEAST briefing 28th January 2021
We are EEAST briefing 28th January 2021 with Dr Tom Davis, Acting CEO and Marcus Bailey, Chief Operating Officer.
01 February 2021