News archive from April 2018
New Appraisal image
Compassionate Conversations - Your appraisal is launched
Today the Trust launches it's new Compassionate Conversations appraisal process for staff.
30 April 2018
Skydiving paramedics
Four EEAST student paramedics gear up for skydive to raise money for Air Ambulance
Four fearless EEAST student paramedics will be raising money for EAAA when they take part in a daring tandem skydive on the 19th May this year.
27 April 2018
HART decontamination officer
JESIP app has been updated
The updated JESIP app has been launched for all front line staff.
27 April 2018
Anglia One helicopter in flight 1
The East Anglian Air Ambulance May clinical governance day
The East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) is inviting colleagues here at EEAST to attend their May clinical governance day
26 April 2018
Late finishes trial
Did you take part in the late finishes trial? - Have your say now
Did you take part in the late finishes trial? – Last chance to fill in the survey. The Late Finishes Trial went from the 19th – 22nd April and has now finished.
26 April 2018
Diabetes injection kit
Are you interested in improving diabetes patient care?
Our Research Support Services would like to hear from staff about ambulance hyperglycaemia care
25 April 2018
Last few days to have your say about paramedic band 6 job description
As you know, a national job description for band 6 paramedics has been drafted by NHS employers and unions. The consultation period for commenting on the job description ends on Tuesday - Have your say now.
24 April 2018
Know Your Blood Pressure Team photo
Blood pressure check a huge success!
The latest ‘Know Your Blood Pressure' check-in Felixstowe saw ambulance service staff join forces with the community to help improve awareness their health.
24 April 2018
NHS Pensions
Got an NHS Pensions email recently? Then read ahead
You might have got an NHS Pensions email regarding the new GDPR legislation and the need to re-register.
24 April 2018
don't choose to abuse
Dignity and Respect training - new dates announced and spaces available
We still have some spaces to fill on the Dignity & Respect Training Dates, these are ½ day face to face training days and we have both morning and afternoon sessions available. These sessions are available to all staff.
23 April 2018
Canvey Defib presentation
Canvey Island Community First Responders Defibrillators Presentation
Canvey Island Community First Responders (CFR) are giving valuable minutes back to their residents.
23 April 2018
Paramedic reading clinical manual
Associate Ambulance Practitioner Portfolio Clinic
A clinic is being run to assist associate ambulance practitioners with completing portfolios
23 April 2018
College of Paramedics logo large
College of Paramedics' National Conference 2018
A brilliant programme of inspirational keynote speakers over the two days on 9th and 10th May.
20 April 2018
London Marathon
Trust staff braving the hot weather at this year's London Marathon
Two Trust staff will be pounding the pavement on Sunday (22nd April) as they take part in this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon, raising money for good causes.
20 April 2018
EDS2 Event Bedford 2018
Equality and diversity: Community tells EEAST how it’s doing at event
Almost 60 members of the public turned out to share their opinion about EEAST’s approach to equality and diversity.
19 April 2018
Late finishes trial
Late finishes trial starts today
The late finishes trial is planned to take place from Midday today (Thursday 19th April) ending 8.00am the morning of Sunday 22nd April.
19 April 2018
LGBT Network MeetUp
Positive conversations at first meeting of LGBT Network
A group of people passionate about re-establishing an EEAST LGBT Network met in Bedford on Tuesday (17th April) evening.
19 April 2018
Robert Morton, CEO
This week's leadership message comes from CEO Robert Morton
This week I wanted to acknowledge the dedication of our staff - particularly those who have been assaulted while doing their job.
18 April 2018
Robert Morton, CEO
Young emergency service enthusiast with epilepsy visits station
“I’ve only remembered one whole day when she has not had a seizure; the ambulance service has played a massive part in her life. I forget how many countless times she’s been in an ambulance"
17 April 2018
First day of student paramedic course Norwich April 2014
Violence and aggression against our people
Thank you to everyone reporting acts of violence and aggression
16 April 2018
Hellesdon ambulance station
Building better rotas: In case you missed the info
Thank you to everyone who has made contact about taking part in this summer’s working parties. For those of you away during that time or not able to access East24, please visit those pages and read through the information about what the plan is this year to build better rotas.
16 April 2018
Jacqueline Reynolds Leaving Do
A quartet of goodbyes from the West Sector
It’s always difficult to say goodbye when people move on to pastures new, but it is especially sad when four people move on at the same time!
06 April 2018
Vicky Lovelace
Stevenage DLO to take part in daring skydive in memory of colleague
Vicky Lovelace, an acting DLO at Stevenage will challenge herself to a tandem skydive in September this year.
06 April 2018