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Updated employment policies
Updated employment policies Print article
There are a number of updated employment policies, which can be viewed on EAST 24.
Fri, 30 Sep 2022
Professional Discussion: mental capacity, advanced care planning, and Power of Attorney
Professional Discussion: mental capacity, advanced care planning, and Power of Attorney Print article
Ambulance crews often come into contact with patients with complex needs.
Thu, 29 Sep 2022
Next stage of the BME survey
Next stage of the BME survey Print article
Thank you to everyone who completed our recent BME consultation survey, of which we are now moving on to the next stage.
Thu, 29 Sep 2022
New Monthly Performance Dashboard now available
New Monthly Performance Dashboard now available Print article
The Monthly Performance Dashboard for September, with data from August, is now available.
Thu, 29 Sep 2022
Restart a Heart Day volunteers needed
Restart a Heart Day volunteers needed Print article
We’re looking for volunteers to support national Restart a Heart Day on 18th October, teaching school pupils about CPR.
Thu, 29 Sep 2022
This week's We Are EEAST Briefing details
This week's We Are EEAST Briefing details Print article
This week's We Are EEAST Briefing and Executive Q&A, led by CEO Tom Abell, will be held on Thursday afternoon.
Wed, 28 Sep 2022
Costa treat with National Staff Survey
Costa treat with National Staff Survey Print article
Next week, the National Staff Survey goes live and everyone who completes it will receive a voucher for Costa Coffee as a thank you for taking the time to participate.
Wed, 28 Sep 2022
Feedback service extended to Bury St Edmunds
Feedback service extended to Bury St Edmunds Print article
A feedback service designed to help patient-facing staff will be extended to West Suffolk Hospital on Monday (3rd October).
Tue, 27 Sep 2022
Getting started with Headspace
Getting started with Headspace Print article
Watch back the 'Getting started with Headspace' webinar where you can find out more about Headspace and what mediation and mindfulness is.
Tue, 27 Sep 2022
Enrol now for the Calibre programme
Enrol now for the Calibre programme Print article
We are now inviting applications for the Calibre talent development and leadership programme
Tue, 27 Sep 2022
The culture dashboard – measuring our improvement
The culture dashboard – measuring our improvement Print article
Introducing the new culture dashboard as part of the Fit for the Future programme.
Mon, 26 Sep 2022
Fiat ambulances update
Fiat ambulances update Print article
An update on the work taking place to resolve issues with the Fiat ambulances.
Mon, 26 Sep 2022
Paid expenses for our CFRs from November
Paid expenses for our CFRs from November Print article
From November 1st, we will be introducing a process for volunteers to claim reasonable out of pocket expenses.
Mon, 26 Sep 2022
Fit for the Future Podcast: The Culture Dashboard
Fit for the Future Podcast: The Culture Dashboard Print article
On this month's Fit for the Future podcast we talk to Hein Scheffer about Culture at EEAST and the new culture dashboard.
Mon, 26 Sep 2022
Mental capacity assessments
Mental capacity assessments Print article
Since the new SPOC pathways were rolled out on 4th July, we have noticed a recurring theme whereby patient facing staff are deeming a person not to have capacity but are not completing the Capacity Assessment documentation.
Fri, 23 Sep 2022
Speak Up Review of NHS Ambulance Trusts
Speak Up Review of NHS Ambulance Trusts Print article
The National Guardian's Office is carrying out a Speak Up Review of NHS Ambulance Trusts in England.
Thu, 22 Sep 2022
Building on the CQC feedback to make EEAST Fit for the Future
Building on the CQC feedback to make EEAST Fit for the Future Print article
An update on the development of the Fit for the Future programme and the projects that will drive improvement.
Thu, 22 Sep 2022
The Pride 22 season
The Pride 22 season Print article
Between June and August EEAST attended 6 Pride events across the East of England region, engaging with in excess of 1,800 community members.
Thu, 22 Sep 2022
Time to boost your immunity this winter
Time to boost your immunity this winter Print article
With winter on the way, it’s time to top up your immunity with a COVID-19 booster and an annual flu vaccine.
Thu, 22 Sep 2022