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News archive from March 2018
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4risk has been upgraded and is now live
The Trust’s risk register site 4risk has been upgraded and users will need to change password.
29 March 2018
Colin Goff meets his lifesavers
Hertfordshire man thanks his lifesavers
A Hertfordshire man has been “given a second chance at life”, thanks to his ambulance lifesavers.
29 March 2018
PSIT
More ambulances back in community quicker thanks to winter scheme
Patient safety intervention teams (PSIT) reduced time ambulances spent at hospitals by more than 4,500 hours during the winter period.
29 March 2018
Safeguarding Children
Obesity in Children
Our safeguarding team are asking road staff to be aware of obesity in children as a possible form of child neglect.
27 March 2018
Brownie troop thanks Hart operative
Brownie troop thanks HART operative
HART operative receives 21 thank you letters from Brownie troop
23 March 2018
Computer update
4risk site to be upgraded
The Trust’s risk register site 4risk is being upgraded by its provider on Tuesday (27th March)
23 March 2018
Launch of our Dignity and Respect campaign
Dignity and Respect campaign launch
The Trust has joined the national NHS call to action to tackle and prevent bullying in the workplace.
23 March 2018
Sarah Boulton
This week's leadership message from Chair Sarah Boulton
Sarah gives an update on CQC inspection, board changes, and our new Dignity and Respect campaign.
22 March 2018
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Vacancy and transfer list - 22nd March
Three new vacancies added this week!
22 March 2018
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#LotsOfSocks!
#LotsOfSocks!
22 March 2018
Rebecca Dawson
National award for Rebecca
Congratulations to Rebecca Dawson who scooped a national award this week.
22 March 2018
Counter Terrorism
Trust supports Action Counters Terrorism campaign
With the enduring terrorist threat, it is now more important than ever that everyone plays their part in tackling terrorism.
21 March 2018
RRV with paramedic driving
Overtime incentive arrangements
A further overtime incentive scheme has been approved for for the Easter fortnight from 31st March.
21 March 2018
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A change in REAP level
The Trust has reduced its REAP level to REAP 2 - moderate pressure.
21 March 2018
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Thanks to our HART and Special Operations teams.
Thanks to our HART and Special Operations teams.
21 March 2018
EEAST Lozenge and crest right aligned
Video: talking about learning from incidents
Two paramedics from Norfolk have been talking about their personal experiences of incidents they attended and how reflective practice helped improve the way they work.
20 March 2018
IC24
Integrated Care 24 win's new contract
Integrated Care 24 wins contract for Integrated Urgent Care (IUC) services for mid and south Essex.
19 March 2018
RRV in the snow in Burnham-on-Crouch
The mini Beast from the East
Weather warnings for snow and ice have been issued for this weekend.
16 March 2018
Don't Choose to Abuse
Man jailed for assaulting staff in Peterborough
A man has been jailed after assaulting ambulance staff in North Cambridgeshire.
16 March 2018
Fraud
Timesheet and overtime fraud
What is timesheet and overtime fraud and what do you need to know when submitting or authorising timesheets.
16 March 2018
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‘A huge moment in the history of paramedicine’
Independent prescribing by advanced paramedics is due to come into effect from 1st April, 2018.
15 March 2018
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Vacancy and transfer list – 15th March
The latest job vacancies have been published.
15 March 2018
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Security reminder
Well done to the vigilant member of staff who challenged a man who attempted to gain access to one of our buildings this week.
15 March 2018
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This week’s leadership message from Chief Executive Robert Morton
Robert gives an update on CQC inspection, reflects on success of International Women's Day, and news of independent prescribing by paramedics.
15 March 2018
World Kidney Day PTS Stevenage
The great PTS bake off!
Stevenage PTS team don their aprons and baked up a storm for World Kidney Day.
14 March 2018
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Share your views with CQC
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) will be leading staff and manager focus groups later this month at the Trust’s headquarters.
14 March 2018
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Late finishes data release
Important information on first set of data on late finishes
07 March 2018
Dr Tom Davis
VIDEO - Dr Tom Davis reminds staff about medicine management
Dr Tom Davis reminds staff about correct medicine management.
07 March 2018
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CQC inspection: What you need to know
The CQC is currently inspecting the Trust; visiting stations and offices and talking to staff about the service we provide our patients.
06 March 2018
Staff training tutors doing demo
Staff survey results are out
Results from the 2017 NHS Staff Survey have been published.
06 March 2018
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Updated: Overtime incentive extended
The overtime incentive has been extended for a further 48 hours until Thursday 8th March.
06 March 2018
Ambulance on motorway
Hospital handovers one week on
After week one of the new hospital handover protocol, a significant improvement in performance has been seen.
06 March 2018
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New community health services contract in Bedfordshire
As of April 1st, the East London NHS Foundation (ELFT) will be delivering Community Health Services in Bedfordshire.
05 March 2018
EEAST Lozenge and crest right aligned
Datix incident notifications
It has been identified that some users of Datix are not receiving automatic email notifications about incidents.
05 March 2018
Safer Sleeping Week
Safer Sleep Week
The Lullaby Trust is running a Safer Sleeping Week 12th-18th March.
05 March 2018
Ambulance side shot
Move to REAP level 3
The Trust has this evening moved from REAP level 2 to level 3.
03 March 2018
Martin and Tina on a walk
Father and daughter team walking 10,000 steps a day in aid of Cancer Research
Martin Hillier, an Emergency Medical Technician from the Norfolk Broads, and his daughter Tina Hillier, who also works for the Trust as a Call Handler for Commercial Services in Norwich, are beginning a month of 10,000 steps a day in aid of Cancer Research UK
02 March 2018
Chelmsford HEOC
Coming soon – the Service Delivery Support Hub
A new hub is set to be launched next month to support crew welfare and assist with the smooth running of frontline operations.
02 March 2018
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CQC Guide for staff
Following on from our last CQC inspection, the Trust has created a revised CQC inspection guide for staff.
01 March 2018
Robert Morton ambulance OPT
This week's leadership message comes from Chief Executive Robert Morton
Robert thanks staff and volunteers for their dedication after the Beast from the East hit the region.
01 March 2018
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Vacancy and transfer list - 1st March
Fancy a new opportunity in team EEAST?
01 March 2018
EEAST Lozenge and crest right aligned
Wellbeing event cancelled
Severe weather cancels seminar.
01 March 2018
RRV in the snow in Burnham-on-Crouch
#BeastFromTheEast: the story so far and what you need to know
Thank you to everyone who has been combating the difficult weather conditions so far this week, which are forecast to continue into Friday.
01 March 2018