Sad passing of Simon Eatherton

The Trust is sad to announce the death of retired staff member Simon Eatherton after a long fight with cancer.

Thank you to everyone who supported Simon, and his family. Details of Simon’s funeral service will be published as soon as we have details. 

If you have been affected by the death of Simon and need some support or guidance, please contact The Staff Wellbeing Hub. The Trust’s Employee Assistance Programme and The Samaritans are also available – at any time day or night. All are free, and completely confidential. The Hub: 03456 089 945 or . EAP: 0800 085 1376 Samaritans: 116 123 or

Funeral arrangements

Simon’s funeral will be held on Tuesday 4th December at 12 noon at Southend Crematorium (SS2 5PX).  Dress code is ambulance uniform please, if possible.  A gathering will be held afterwards at Saxon Hall, Southend SS2 6UN (just before Southend ambulance station building).

Flowers are welcome, however there is a request for donations which can be made at the crematorium (cancer charity to be confirmed).

The family have requested an estimate of numbers of those attending so if you would kindly email Debbie or Amy of your intentions, that would be appreciated.

Published 16th November 2018
Updated 22nd November 2018

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