News archive from October 2019
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EEAST pays its respects
Dorothy Hosein visited Grays on Monday to join the Prime Minister, the Home Secretary and others, to pay their respects to the 39 victims of the tragic incident on 23rd October.
31 October 2019
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Upcoming strategy consultations
Give your views on our draft 2020-2025 Corporate Strategy, at our upcoming consultations in Norfolk, Peterborough and Mid and South Essex.
31 October 2019
Building Better Rotas Frontpage
BBR weekly update
Your weekly update including next steps.
31 October 2019
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New Drugs Bag Layout and Re-stocking process
As part of the CQC action plan, a working group has established a list and design for a new standardised drug bag layout.
31 October 2019
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24/7 cover for Essex & Herts Air Ambulance
Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAA) are pleased to announce that they commenced 24/7 operations from Monday 7th October.
30 October 2019
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Reporting to PVSH
Fleet are currently changing the way they work, to better support operational staff by keeping vehicles operational for longer.
30 October 2019
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Risk of needle-stick identified in Arrow EZ-IO Needle sets
The Trust has received an urgent field safety notification that in some circumstances, the needle in EZ-IO needle sets may protrude through the packaging.
29 October 2019
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"Each of us has a part to play" - Ade
To mark the end of Black History Month, Adeshina Oseni, from the IM&T team, tells us what it's like to be a dual nationality parent at EEAST.
28 October 2019
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Get ready for Movember
With Movember only a week away, there are lots of ways you can get involved to change the face of men's health.
25 October 2019
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Bury’s own Welfare vehicle helps staff
Staff at Bury St Edmunds ambulance station have created a ‘welfare vehicle’, to help support staff with vehicle restocking and welfare.
25 October 2019
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Strategy consultations next week
Give your views on our draft 2020-2025 Corporate Strategy, at our upcoming consultations next week, week commencing Monday 28th October.
24 October 2019
Building Better Rotas Frontpage
BBR weekly update
Your weekly update including which stations are going live and next steps.
24 October 2019
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Ops security procedures
In light of recent attacks around the world, the Trust is performing training sessions and reminding staff of security procedures.
24 October 2019
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Clocks go back this weekend
This Sunday morning (27th October), the clocks will go back by one hour at 2.00am, as we move from British Summer Time (BST) back to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).
24 October 2019
September PEd of the month - James Whitfield
Winner of the September PEd of the month award
Congratulations to James Whitfield who is our Practice Educator of the Month for September!
24 October 2019
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Diwali celebrations
As Black History Month comes to an end next week, the start of another festival is celebrated: Diwali. Read more about it and the BME Network's plans.
24 October 2019
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DayOne Cessation
Following a trial period, the decision has been made to close the PAM’s Day One service across the whole Trust, from 9am on 29th October 2019.
24 October 2019
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New fleet tags
Over the next few months, paper and plastic tags will start appearing on clinical equipment inside our vehicles.
23 October 2019
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GoodSAM app helped Tom save a life
Having the GoodSAM app on his phone enabled Community First Responder Tom Miller to be first at the scene of a medical emergency and help save a life.
23 October 2019
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Clock change - 27th Oct
Ahead of the clocks going back an hour on Sunday morning (27th October), please read our guidelines and proposed processes.
23 October 2019
Professor Rosalynd Jowett, Strategic Advisor for EEAST’s Improvement Programme
Strategic Advisor for EEAST Improvement Programme
The Trust is delighted to welcome Professor Rosalynd Jowett as Strategic Advisor for EEAST’s Improvement Programme.
22 October 2019
UK Student Paramedic Conference
UK Student Paramedic Conference
The College of Paramedics' UK Student Paramedic Conference returns to Birmingham on the 9th November 2019 - last chance to buy your ticket!
22 October 2019
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Flu Thank You eVoucher
As a thank you for participating in the flu vaccination campaign this year, the Exec team will send all staff an evoucher from 28th October.
21 October 2019
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Trust’s new Chief Operating Officer
The Trust is delighted to announce the appointment of Marcus Bailey as EEAST's Chief Operating Officer.
18 October 2019
Restart a Heart Day events 2019
4720 children learn a life-saving lesson
More than 4000 young people across the East of England have learnt vital life-saving skills, after taking part in this year’s Restart a Heart Day.
18 October 2019
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Member of EEAST family retires
Phil Taylor is retiring after a 39-year career with us.
18 October 2019
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Dates for your diary - Flu clinics
The latest dates and venues for flu clinics across the Trust.
17 October 2019
Building Better Rotas Frontpage
BBR weekly update
Your weekly update including which stations are going live and next steps.
17 October 2019
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Strategy consultations in Suffolk - 21st Oct
Give your views on our draft 2020-2025 Corporate Strategy, at the second consultations in Suffolk on Monday 21st October.
17 October 2019
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New fleet radio antennas
Radio frequency identification (RFID) antennas are being installed in some of our vehicles to make it easier for us to keep track of equipment and more...
16 October 2019
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"I'd never felt so ill in my life" - Maya
In the midst of flu season, Maya Wisbey, AGM, shares her experience of catching flu and the importance of having the jab to protect yourself, your family and patients.
16 October 2019
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Update: EEAST paramedic facing criminal charges
Update on a former EEAST employee, facing charges in connection with the alleged rape and sexual assault of a number of women.
16 October 2019
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Rollout of new passphrases
Following a successful trial, we will soon be rolling out a new password policy.
16 October 2019
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Black History Month: Tanoh's story
As part of Black History Month, EEAST paramedic, Tanoh Danso, talks about his Ghanaian heritage, career and diversity within the Trust.
15 October 2019
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Mandatory assessment
The Mandatory workbook / assessment is now available for staff to complete.
15 October 2019
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Trust welcomes new Chair
We are delighted to be able to announce, that Nicola Scrivings has been appointed as the new Trust Chair from 17th November 2019.
14 October 2019
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#jabathon week
Today marks the start of #jabathon week!
14 October 2019
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Essex couple reunited with life-saving ambulance crew
A man from Basildon has been reunited with the crew who saved his life after he experienced a heart attack back in May.
14 October 2019
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Advanced Paramedics in Urgent Care
Specialist Paramedics and Emergency Care Practitioners have recently become Advanced Paramedics in Urgent Care. Read more...
14 October 2019
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#LoveNotHate Vigil Norwich
Norfolk Constabulary are holding a candlelight vigil as part of Hate Crime Awareness Week, 12th – 19th October 2019, next Tuesday 15th October.
12 October 2019
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Do you know how to #SpeakUpToMe?
People can sometimes find it difficult to speak up about issues. We want to make sure this is never the case at EEAST.
11 October 2019
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Schwartz rounds at the Trust
On Wednesday 20th November at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, the Trust will hold its first ever Schwartz round.
10 October 2019
Building Better Rotas Frontpage
BBR weekly update
Your weekly update including which stations are going live and next steps.
10 October 2019
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"Bereaved parents need more support"
It's World Mental Health Day and Baby Loss Awareness Week. To help mark both, our student paramedic, Alice Wright, shares her story of bereavement and her new charity.
10 October 2019
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Clinical Quality Matters Autumn 2019
The third edition of Clinical Quality Matters (CQM) for 2019 has now been published and is available to download free.
08 October 2019
NHS Staff Survey 2019
NHS Staff Survey - check your inbox
Have your say! The NHS Staff Survey is now live. You should have recieved an email from Picker with your unique link.
08 October 2019
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First Trust Strategy consultation
The Trust would like your feedback and views on the draft 2020-2025 Corporate Strategy, at its first consultation in Bedford and Kempston on Wednesday.
07 October 2019
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Ruptured AAA Primary Bypass
Following an incident at the weekend, this is a reminder of the protocol around primary divert to a vascular centre.
07 October 2019
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Learning from Incidents: diabetes complicated diagnosis
The latest Learning from Incidents Summary focuses on a woman whose history of anxiety led to symptoms of Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) being initially overlooked.
07 October 2019
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PHE launches first national mental health campaign
Public Health England (PHE) launches ‘Every Mind Matters’, the first national NHS mental health campaign.
07 October 2019
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Improving operational staff support during sickness absence
Changes are be rolled out this month to the way staff report sickness absences.
04 October 2019
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Learning from Incidents Summaries
New Learning from Incidents Summaries provide all the key facts from serious incident reports in an easy to read online format.
04 October 2019
Restart a Heart Day 2019
Taking life-saving skills into our schools
Staff and volunteers from EEAST are gearing up to teach thousands of young people how to save a life during this Restart a Heart Day.
04 October 2019
Flu campaign 2019
Flu - Are you safe to care?
Flu can be a serious illness and for many people it may be fatal. On average 8,000 people die from the flu every year. Everyone is entitled to have a free flu jab - get yours now!
03 October 2019
Building Better Rotas Frontpage
BBR weekly update
Your weekly update including which stations are going live and next steps.
03 October 2019
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HCP / IFT Framework
There are two new national frameworks to manage calls from GPs and other healthcare professionals (HCPs). Read more...
02 October 2019
Black History Month 2019
October is Black History Month
Throughout this month, the BME Network at EEAST will be publishing articles to celebrate the achievements of black men and women in the UK.
01 October 2019
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Corporate strategy 2020-2025 consultation
The Trust would like your feedback and views on the draft 2020-2025 Corporate Strategy.
01 October 2019

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