News archive from May 2019
Our Health Heroes logo
Do you know a Health Hero?
If you know a colleague who makes an outstanding contribution to the wider healthcare sector, nominate them for this year's Our Health Heroes Awards.
31 May 2019
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BBR Core Principles
The most recent version of the Core Principles (V1.5) is now available.
31 May 2019
Building Better Rotas Frontpage
BBR Weekly Update
This weeks update includes Working Party 5 FAQs and the Consultation Guidance document.
30 May 2019
Business Continuity Week 2019
Reminder: Business Continuity survey
We need to know what you understand about Business Continuity.
30 May 2019
COVID-19 Antibody Test homepage
This page contains the linktree for all information related to the COVID-19 Antibody Test
30 May 2019
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Portal Notes is changing
The Trust is moving to a new portal notes system.
30 May 2019
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Wonderful week of AOC Awards
Despite a hard week of continuous pressure, EEAST AOC staff continue to shine through and are awarded for their excellence.
29 May 2019
World No Tobacco Day 2019
Get ready for World No Tobacco Day
Are you a smoker? Why not challenge yourself and take part in World No Tobacco Day this Friday 31st May 2019.
29 May 2019
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Temporary closure of Barts Heart Attack Centre
From 07:00-19:00 on Sunday 2nd June 2019, the Heart Attack Centre will be closed due to remedial work.
29 May 2019
We Care Together project
Join the #WeCareTogether project
Do you want to see working in health and care in Norfolk & Waveney improve? Join the online conversation and share how.
28 May 2019
Learning from incidents
Paediatric Major Trauma Event
East of England Trauma Network is putting on a one-day paediatric trauma event aimed at all healthcare professionals working with children.
28 May 2019
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Slimming World weight loss offer
The Wellbeing Hub has been allocated NHSI funding to help those members of our staff who wish to improve their weight management.
27 May 2019
REAP 3
Trust moves to REAP 3
Due to predicted demand and associated pressures, the Trust has today moved from REAP level 2 to REAP level 3.
26 May 2019
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Thank you from the PPI team
Fancy a fun afternoon out of the office, re-educating the public? Get involved! The team are always thankful for more helping hands.
25 May 2019
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Driving guidance
The Trust has seen a significant rise in Trust vehicle reversing and low speed manoeuvring incidents.
24 May 2019
Building Better Rotas Frontpage
BBR Weekly Update
Your weekly BBR update including links to the data packs from Working Party 5.
23 May 2019
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Launch of new Kaido Challenge
The Wellbeing team are about to launch their next Kaido Challenge: The Seven Natural Wonders. Read more about it...
23 May 2019
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Order your station's remembrance wreath
It may be some months off yet, but this year’s Remembrance Sunday falls on 10th November. Order your wreath before the 30th August.
23 May 2019
Wendy's Wellbeing Walks
Wendy's Wellbeing Walk May
This month’s walk is at Holt Country Park on Sunday 26th May 2019!
23 May 2019
Building of the new Make Ready depot, Stevenage
It’s ready, steady go for Make Ready programme
Work is well underway on the Trust’s new ‘Make Ready’ depots.
22 May 2019
EEAST Lozenge and crest right aligned
Records Management – Retention
Do you know which documents you should be keeping and for how long?
22 May 2019
REAP 2
Trust now at REAP level 2
The Trust has reduced its REAP level to REAP 2 - moderate pressure.
22 May 2019
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Ambulance research study: violence and burnout
Are you a frontline member of the Ambulance Service? Experienced violence or burnout? Take this short online research study.
22 May 2019
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TRAC: Shortlisting and checking references
Please read the shortlisting and reference check guidance for recruiting managers.
21 May 2019
Leadership Academy poster
Calling all Ambulance Service staff
Would you be interested in sharing your personal experiences of healthcare leadership with NHS leaders? Register your interest now.
21 May 2019
Security
Thefts from frontline vehicles
Due to several reported thefts from frontline vehicles over the past few months, please read this important security warning.
21 May 2019
Important notice: Removal of ePCR OOS code trial
From 3rd June, you will no longer be able to book out of service (OOS) for the Electronic Patient Care Record (ePCR).
20 May 2019
Menopause
Menopause - why it matters
Following Mental Health Awareness Week last week, we feel it's important to talk about the Menopause, its symptoms and why it matters.
20 May 2019
REAP 3
Trust now at REAP 3
With the Trust moving to REAP 3 , colleagues are asked to refamiliarise themselves with the actions needed during this time.
20 May 2019
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Next week is Dementia Action Week
EEAST marks Dementia Action Week next week with 2,000 staff trained to provide better support for patients and their families.
19 May 2019
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TRAC approval process
Please take note of the vacancy approval process stages for TRAC.
17 May 2019
Ramadan Guidance resource
Ramadan Guidance
Read the National Ambulance BME Forum's resource on supporting staff and providing care to our communities during Ramadan.
17 May 2019
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BBR Revised Core Principles
As a result of the positive joint decision made by both EEAST and UNISON, a joint review of the Core Principles has now been completed.
16 May 2019
Building better rotas
BBR update
Weekly update from the BBR project team, including FAQs from the recent Town Hall event.
16 May 2019
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Printer driver updates and Windows 10
Please read this important update on printer drivers and all Windows devices within the Trust upgrading to Windows 10.
16 May 2019
Equality, Diversity & Human Rights Week 2019
Staff Equality Network meeting and events
For Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Week #EQW2019, check out when and when our Staff Equality Networks meet!
16 May 2019
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NHS Improvement QSIR programme dates announced
Dates have been released for the next cohort of NHS Improvement's Quality, Service Improvement and Redesign (QSIR) Practitioner programme.
16 May 2019
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MHAW19 news and events
From life-saving apps to plogging - read about the latest news and events during this week's Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW)...
15 May 2019
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Changes within the Clinical Quality Directorate
The Clinical Quality directorate has appointed two acting positions: Deputy Director of Clinical Quality and Deputy Clinical Director. Find out more.
15 May 2019
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Launch of NHS Rainbow Badges
As part of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Week the #WeAreEEAST LGBT Network would like to announce the launch of the NHS Rainbow Badges.
15 May 2019
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Financial Grip and Cost Control
The IM&T team is asking all managers to return IT equipment that is currently not in daily use.
15 May 2019
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Funeral arrangements for David Wilson
The funeral service for our beloved former colleague David Wilson is to be held at St Faith's Crematorium on Friday, May 17th at 9.30 a.m.
14 May 2019
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Medical Gas Cylinder Management
The Trust is embarking on changing the Oxygen cylinders from the current steel standard valve connection complete with separate Pressure Reducing Valve to a composite fully integrated cylinder and valve.
14 May 2019
Nicky Parry
Introducing EEAST's Disability Support Network
Read more about EEAST's Disability Support Network and Deputy Chair, Nicky Parry's story.
14 May 2019
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Quality Improvement cafes - coming to a station near you
Do you have any QI thoughts, suggestions or ideas? Come and speak to the Quality Improvement team.
14 May 2019
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GRS changes update
The Trust is aware of some information recording errors on GRS - please read.
13 May 2019
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Fuel Cards – Important Information
Following a large number of outstanding payments, please note that Applegreen Forecourts do not accept Allstar Fuel cards.
13 May 2019
Business Continuity Week 2019
Investing in Resilience: Business Continuity Week
This week is Business Continuity Week. Find out more about how business continuity effects the Trust.
13 May 2019
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It's Mental Health Awareness Week
It's Mental Health Awareness Week this week (13th-19th May). We're talking all things body image and much more - find out how you can get involved!
13 May 2019
Mental Health Awareness Week 2019
Central Norfolk Wellbeing Week
For 'Mental Health Awareness Week' staff in Central Norfolk have organised a week of activities as part of their own 'Wellbeing Week'.
12 May 2019
Equality, Diversity & Human Rights Week 2019
Equality, Diversity & Human Rights Week 2019
From the 13th -17th May we will be celebrating Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Week, #EQW2019, which is co-ordinated by NHS Employers.
12 May 2019
Stalham High School
Stalham Community First Responders school visit
Stalham Community First Responders had a fantastic day recently with students at Stalham High School in North Norfolk giving training in CPR, use of a defibrillator, choking and Emergency First Aid.
11 May 2019
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Abusive caller jailed
11 May 2019
Community First Responder, Jim McAree
Funeral arrangements for Jim McAree
Jim McAree served as a Community First Responder in St Osyth and Point Clear for 18 years.
10 May 2019
QI Ambulance event
Quality Improvement Ambulance Network's first official event
The Quality Improvement (QI) Ambulance Network are holding their first official event in Edinburgh.
10 May 2019
Meaningful Conversations
Learning from Incidents - events near you soon!
After listening to your feedback, Learning from Incident (LFI) events will be touring the region over the next year.
09 May 2019
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More defective adrenaline found
Another batch of defective pre-filled adrenalin with no drugs in the syringes has been discovered.
09 May 2019
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TRAC FAQs for managers
Attention recruiting managers: please read the Frequently Asked Questions for TRAC recruitment
09 May 2019
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#IMPACT event reaches 50th milestone
Last week the #IMPACT campaign reached a milestone figure, holding its 50th event in King’s Lynn.
09 May 2019
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Contract Refresh and Pay Progression Changes April 2019
1st April marks the start of year two of the three year transitional pay deal for NHS staff.
08 May 2019
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David Wilson
It is with great sadness that we share with you the loss of our former colleague, David Wilson.
08 May 2019
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Important information regarding the payroll system (ESR)
IMPORTANT: Please read the following regarding the payroll system (ESR).
08 May 2019
Golf
Time to Loosen Up That Swing
Calling all golfers... Make sure you don’t miss the chance to play in one of the most prestigious ambulance golf competitions of the year.
07 May 2019
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Pride events this summer
The Trust LGBT Network is attending Cambridge, Norwich & Ely Pride events this summer and is looking for volunteers - could this be you?
07 May 2019
Dementia ambassadors
New dementia ambassadors
A further 15 staff and volunteers recently undertook the Hertfordshire University Tier 2 dementia training.
05 May 2019
The Gateway Academy Basildon
Providing a ‘gateway’ for students with special needs to learn first aid
Thank you to Darren and Sue from Essex who volunteered their time to join The Gateway Academy in Tilbury to help train their Special Educational Needs (SEN) department in first aid.
04 May 2019
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Did you see: New EEAST podcast NEWS2
Listen to this special edition EEAST Podcast, covering NEW2, and what it means for the Trust
03 May 2019
MiDOS
Felixstowe Minor Injuries Clinic (MIC)
Felixstowe Minor injuries clinic (MIC) has been operating as direct booking service since the 1st of April 2019.
03 May 2019
Mental Health Awareness Week 2019
Get ready for Mental Health Awareness Week
Mental Health Awareness Week is coming up from the 13th-19th May. This year's theme is body image - find out how you can get involved.
02 May 2019
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Dying Matters Awareness Event
A one-day event aimed at encouraging people to talk openly about death is being held in the Forum, Norwich as part of Dying Matters awareness week.
02 May 2019
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Six gain Urgent Care qualification
Six members of staff have recently qualified as Specialist Paramedics in Urgent Care.
01 May 2019
Clinical instruction
Using Misoprostol in the treatment of post-partum haemorrhage
Following staff feedback and learning from incidents the Trust has produced a new Clinical Instruction that provides guidance outlining the use of Misoprostol [POM] for use by paramedics in the treatment of post-partum haemorrhage (PPH).
01 May 2019

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