News archive from August 2019
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UEA Pre hospital conference
Are you interested in supporting students? The UEA is holding a free pre-hospital symposium this September.
30 August 2019
Building Better Rotas Frontpage
BBR weekly update
Read about the latest BBR updates and next steps...
29 August 2019
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Day One cessation trial extended
The Day One cessation trial has been extended in Bedfordshire until Sunday 22nd September 2019.
29 August 2019
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Cromer Community Open Day
EEAST's stand at Cromer Community Day, organised by CEG volunteer David Russell, on Saturday 24th August, was a great success!
28 August 2019
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General update: Issues with 111
Should you have any issues with 111, highlight using your Terrafix by sending a message when still attached to the call.
28 August 2019
Carlton Colville  Emergency Services Day
Transport museum holds Emergency Services Day
The East Anglian Transport Museum in Carlton Colville, Lowestoft held its annual 999 Emergency Services Day recently.
27 August 2019
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Thank you for your bank holiday efforts
If you worked, or volunteered, over the bank holiday weekend, your hard work did not go unnoticed.
27 August 2019
Advanced notice of planned maintenance to HealthAssure
Please note that we will be carrying out essential maintenance work on the HealthAssure system on Thursday 5th September.
27 August 2019
Alice Berrill for Ambulance Wish Foundation UK
Can you grant people wishes?
A paramedic is looking for volunteers to help grant terminally ill people their dying wishes.
25 August 2019
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State-of-the-art vehicles take to the roads
EEAST's bespoke ambulances, which have been specially designed to give patients a smoother journey, have started to hit the roads.
24 August 2019
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Adult Advanced Life Support Courses run by EAAA
East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) run Resuscitation Council ALS courses in Newmarket and would love for you to attend!
23 August 2019
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Updated Trust branding and new templates
Following their recent refresh and rebranding newly branded resources are now available.
23 August 2019
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Tony Perry tribute
The Trust is deeply saddened to announce the death of our friend and colleague, Tony Perry, who was our Medicines Management Auditor.
22 August 2019
Building Better Rotas Frontpage
BBR weekly update
A & B Options have been achieved for all areas and can be located in the final Working Party packs on EAST24.
22 August 2019
PEd of the month July
PEd of the month award for July
Congratulations to Paul Warwick from South Essex who is our July Practice Educator of the Month!
22 August 2019
Wayne Bartlett-Syree
Wayne Bartlett-Syree
Wayne Bartlett-Syree, Director of Strategy and Sustainability, is leaving EEAST to join NHSE/I.
22 August 2019
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Peak Flow Meters
The current Peak Flow meters are now no longer available to order from stores and are being replaced with Airzone Peak Flow meters.
21 August 2019
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Planned outage of the Datix system
DATIX will be moving from our internal servers to a web-based hosted solution between Sunday 1st September and Tuesday 3rd September 2019.
21 August 2019
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EEAST shortlisted for prestigious award
EEAST has been shortlisted for two prestigious national awards. Read more about it...
20 August 2019
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Volunteers reach halfway mark to meet their CPAD goal
Soham community first responders are fundraising with the aim of installing 10 community public access in their town
20 August 2019
Flu 2020 homepage
Flu homepage including a link tree to all pages relevant to flu 2020.
19 August 2019
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Maternity Action Card
A Maternity Action Card (MAC) has been created for use by EEAST clinicians as a quick reference guide to aid in the assessment and management of the mother and child.
19 August 2019
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August Bank Holiday Plan
Update to the August Bank Holiday Plan 2019.
19 August 2019
NHS Pensions
Pension Automatic Re-enrolment
From the 1st August, EEAST was required by law to provide a workplace pension scheme for certain staff and pay money into it. Read more...
16 August 2019
Building Better Rotas Frontpage
BBR weekly update
Following the successful delivery of all working parties, 5, 6, 7 and the final working party 8 only last week we can now confirm this has resulted in A & B options being achieved for all areas.
15 August 2019
Clinical Update
Clinical Update: Adrenaline
Operational staff and management are being asked to check prefilled syringe boxes of adrenaline.
15 August 2019
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August edition of Ambulance UK
The August edition of Ambulance UK has now been published and can be viewed online at
15 August 2019
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Make Ready to help crews deliver life-saving care
EEAST has upgraded and modernised three bases in Essex and Hertfordshire to help crews deliver life-saving care.
15 August 2019
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Patient Care Records
Following paper patient record losses, please read the following guidance.
14 August 2019
EEAST at Hemel Hempstead CFR car launch
A new car has been launched to help EEAST CFRs get to patients
A new car, aimed to help our community first responders (CFR) get to patients as the vital first response, has been launched in Hemel Hempstead.
13 August 2019
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Death-Benefits scheme
The Trust would like to remind you of our scheme, which can give payment to a family member, or nominated person, should you die in service.
08 August 2019
Save the date for End of Life conference Mid and South Essex
Save the date: End of Life conference
Staff in the Mid and South Essex are invited to save the date for a new free End of Life conference.
08 August 2019
Disability Support Network
Disability Support Network updates
The next Disability Support Network meeting will take place on 17th September in Melbourn.
08 August 2019
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Last chance to nominate for our annual awards
There is only ONE day left to enter your nominations for the Stars of EEAST annual Awards in November - act now!
08 August 2019
Advanced Paramedics in Urgent Care
New Rotational Paramedic Scheme Launched
Six EEAST Advanced Paramedics in Urgent Care have this week embarked upon a collaborative rotation scheme with Norfolk Community Health and Care Trust (NCH&C).
07 August 2019
Pride of Britain 2019
Nominations for Pride of Britain Awards 2019
This year the Pride of Britain Awards celebrates its 20th anniversary.
06 August 2019
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Charity walk in memory of Michael Rice
Martin Wales, Education and Training Officer and friends ask for your support for their charity walk in honour of the late Michael Rice.
02 August 2019
Building Better Rotas Frontpage
BBR weekly update
BBR weekly update including details of Working Party 8 and additional FAQs following on from Working Party 7.
01 August 2019
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BBR Core Principles - update
The most recent version of the Core Principles (V1.6) is now available.
01 August 2019
Executive Bulletin
Caring for patients over the summer
To help meet the challenge of balancing demand against staffing levels, we will be offering additional payments for various overtime shifts.
01 August 2019
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BME network updates
Please find updated information on the BME network.
01 August 2019
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Deadline looming for annual award nominations
There are only 9 days left to enter your special contributions nominations for the Stars of EEAST annual Awards in November - don't delay!
01 August 2019