Archive

News archive from September 2019
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New HSCN network
The migration of the Trust’s sites to the new HSCN Network is now entering the final phase.
30 September 2019
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Rapid response - baby Archer couldn't wait for ambulance
Baby Archer couldn't wait for the ambulance when mum went suddenly into labour, but EMT Abigail Alderton managed a safe delivery at home.
30 September 2019
Building Better Rotas Frontpage
BBR weekly update
Your BBR weekly update including - voting, consultation and GRS update.
26 September 2019
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Enhanced overtime rates over autumn
In order to ensure that our staffing levels are balanced and targeted to where patients need resources, there are a fixed number of shifts available to be incentivised.
26 September 2019
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Emergency treatment of burns
Please read this clinical update regarding the emergency treatment of burns.
26 September 2019
Mental Health
Headaches
Read this important guide on the different types of headache a patient may get and what treatment they may need.
25 September 2019
GRS Timesheets
Migration of GRS is now complete
The GRS systems has now been migrated from on-premise to Azure hosting.
24 September 2019
Bravery award presented to child caller, Jia Yi Wan
Certificate of Bravery awarded to child caller in Bedfordshire
A nine year old girl has helped save her father’s life by calling 999, despite English not being her native language.
24 September 2019
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2019 JRCALC Guidelines now available
We have now taken delivery of the 2019 JRCALC Clinical Practice Guidelines, featuring the latest evidence and developments in clinical practice.
23 September 2019
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Documenting manual handling on patient care records
Please remember to record the manual handling equipment in the free text box on the EPCR and paper PCRs.
21 September 2019
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Reminder: LGBT Network meeting
The next LGBT Network meeting will take place next Tuesday in Hellesdon.
20 September 2019
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Datix issues reported
We are currently experiencing slowness with the Datix system.
20 September 2019
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How #CyberSafe are you?
What is the purpose of Cyber Security and what can we all do to help prevent it?
19 September 2019
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Sharps and clinical waste
Following inspections conducted by local service delivery management and the IPC Team, it is clear that Trust improvements are required concerning the utilisation of sharps boxes.
19 September 2019
Building Better Rotas Frontpage
BBR weekly update
Your weekly BBR update.
19 September 2019
Learning From Incidents
Learning from Incidents
The next Learning from Incidents event will take place at the University of Suffolk on October 10, we look forward to seeing you there!
19 September 2019
New Practice Educators - September 2019
Seven new practice educators welcomed to the Trust
Congratulations to the seven new practice educators who completed their training earlier this week.
19 September 2019
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Heart Failure Study Day
The Clinical Cardiac Network (hosted by Royal Papworth Hospital) is holding its first study event, which is now open for registration.
18 September 2019
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Improving Healthcare Through Clinical Research
The next free, online NIHR MOOC 'Improving Healthcare through Clinical Research' course starts on the 7th October.
18 September 2019
GRS Timesheets
Update: Migration of GRS to Azure hosting
The GRS systems will be unavailable from 9am to 2pm on Tuesday 24th September 2019.
18 September 2019
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Guidance on managing frequent callers
Our frequent caller team and ECAT have put together some guidance relating to how we care for known frequent callers.
17 September 2019
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NHS Staff Survey 2019 - coming soon
The annual NHS staff survey will launch later this month, with all staff invited to share their views.
17 September 2019
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Free study day for frontline staff
Isabel Hospice, in conjunction with Garden House Hospice, are pleased to offer, a free study day for ambulance staff on the 25th of October.
16 September 2019
Disability Network Meeting
Reminder: Disability Network At EEAST
Reminder that the next Disability Network meeting is taking place tomorrow, 17th September, at 18:30 in Melbourn.
16 September 2019
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Issues with the door access system
Please be aware we are experiencing difficulties with the door access system.
13 September 2019
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REAP level reduced
The Trust has reduced the REAP level from 3 to 2.
13 September 2019
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World Sepsis Day 2019
As part of World Sepsis Day, Shelley Moore, a Senior Call Handler at our Norwich EOC shared her story about sepsis in her family.
13 September 2019
Business Continuity
What is Business Continuity Management (BCM)?
Find out what BCM is and what that means to all of us here at EEAST.
12 September 2019
Building Better Rotas Frontpage
BBR weekly update
Your weekly BBR update
12 September 2019
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EHAAT Clinical Governance Day
Sign up for Essex & Herts Air Ambulance's (EHAAT) Clinical Governance Day on the 17th September at North Weald Airbase.
12 September 2019
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Words from Dorothy and Tracy
Dorothy Hosein and Tracy Nicholls, personally address staff, following today's communication about an EEAST staff member. Watch their message...
11 September 2019
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EEAST paramedic facing criminal charges
Cambridgeshire police have charged an EEAST employee, in connection with the rape and sexual assault of a number of women.
11 September 2019
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End of Life Masterclass
St Helena’s Hospice in Colchester is hosting two dates for an End of Life masterclass.
09 September 2019
Emergency Services Day 2019
It's Emergency Services Day
It's Emergency Services Day! Once again, we are celebrating the work of our blue light services on #999DayUK. Get involved...
09 September 2019
Dominika Karpowicz 2019
"Suicide is everyone's business"
It's World Suicide Prevention Day. To mark the day, Staff Engagement Officer, Dominika, shares her personal experience of suicide. Read her story...
07 September 2019
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EEAST family star on CBBC
Medical Emergency Dispatcher, Paul Mounsey, shares the journey of his same sex family and their recent claim to fame!
06 September 2019
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Are you prepared?
September is Preparedness Month! Following on from Darya's Leadership Message, be prepared and find out how to boost your resilience in 30 ways.
05 September 2019
Building Better Rotas Frontpage
BBR weekly update
Read about the essential next steps...
05 September 2019
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QSIR Practitioner course
We have a limited number of places on a national Quality service and Redesign (QSIR) Practitioner course taking place in Leeds in October.
05 September 2019
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Private ambulance service SSG in administration
SSG has gone into administration and we are working with other service providers to provide extra capacity.
04 September 2019
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Tony Perry funeral
Our friend and colleague, Tony Perry's funeral arrangements have been announced.
03 September 2019
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Datix maintenance - Update
The Datix system maintenance is now complete and the system is now accessible.
03 September 2019
World Suicide Prevention Day 2019
Get ready for World Suicide Prevention Day
Suicide prevention remains a universal challenge. Read how you can get ready for and mark World Suicide Prevention Day next Tues 10th September...
03 September 2019