Local Council. We choose the most important stories of the day to include in the newsletter, including crime, court news, long reads, traffic and travel, food and drink articles and more. Obituaries. - Credit: Ian Burt. Education. The number of safety incidents reported at the region’s ambulance trust nearly doubled in the space of a year. Weather. Magpas Air Ambulance operates in the East of England and beyond, and we respond 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. News. Inspectors heavily criticised the way the leadership of the East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) dealt with complaints before it was placed into “special measures” on Monday. The number of safety incidents reported at the region’s ambulance trust nearly doubled in the space of a year. Hundreds of incidents of violence, threats and abuse have been recorded against East of England Ambulance Service staff during lockdown. This is because our research has shown that many serious incidents occur after sunset and so we ensure that we are available both day and night. The daily update will deliver the top news and features to your inbox every evening. Yorkshire Ambulance Service 15:29, 11 DEC 2020. Picture: Ian Burt The ambulance trust which serves Bury St Edmunds is the second slowest at responding to the most critical incidents, latest data shows. However, in the regulator's own report it compared the year-on-year statistics. 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The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) campaign – Don’t Choose to Abuse – highlights the abuse which staff receive ­­– and the consequences for perpetrators. East of England Co-op on the hunt for teams for charity 'Walking Football Tournament' East of England Co-op opens its doors to Tendring Technology College to mark Fairtrade Fortnight ; East of England Co-op raises a glass to Sourced Locally Fortnight; East of England Co … East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) say incidents of abuse are not rare Author: Arlen James Published 8 hours ago Last updated 8 hours ago According to EEAST call handlers are subjected to racial, homophobic, sexual or other types of abuse while answering 999 calls. Incidents passed to Ambulance Trusts by NHS 111 providers must be managed in the same way as 999 calls. The figures show we reported nearly double the amount of incidents compared to the second highest trust.'. Things to do. Ambulance Service explain why abusive note someone left on their car was posted online Hull & East Yorkshire News Lifeboat teams were cut off from the casualty by the incoming tide 'We have a zero tolerance approach to any form of violence or aggression towards any of our staff', Sign up to our newsletter for daily updates and breaking news. Emergency services were called to Acle Bridge Inn to rescue a man who got into difficulties in the water. News. Read More Related Articles. Registered Charity Number 1083876. Picture: James Bass The ambulance service said 14 incidents of violence and aggression against staff were recorded "where Covid-19 was mentioned as a factor". Huntingdon News. St Neots News. “We fully support any members of staff who have been abused as it can have a major impact on their wellbeing. The recognition and reporting of incidents and near misses is vital to the way in which the Trust can respond to issues and avoid repetition of incidents. Emergency services were called to Acle Bridge Inn to rescue a man who got into difficulties in the water. Neil Ruch died on Monday after being admitted to the hospital last month, where he … The East Anglian Air Ambulance says it has made the "difficult decision" to cancel two of its fundraising events. Furthermore, the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust reported that 11 members of staff had been warned due to these incidents and two had been dismissed. 23K likes. East of England Ambulance Trust had the highest number of safety incidents reported out of all 10 services across the country - despite only reporting three months of data instead of the full six. It comes as the trust confirmed Dorothy Hosein would be taking over from embattled chief executive Robert Morton, who announced he would be stepping down in September. Web design by Optima This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. “There were four incidents in March, seven incidents … Peterborough Tier 3: Can you travel between Tier 3 and Tier 2 under the new rules? The area has a population estimated at just under six million people. Live-event Live as two cars crash in Cottingham Road. Registered company in England and Wales (05397840). NHS figures for July have shown East of England Ambulance Service took 8 minutes and 19 seconds on average to respond to ‘category one’. Business. In a 2019 staff survey, East of England Ambulance Service scored worst out of all ambulance trusts for bullying and harassment. If you're looking for a way to stay up to date with the latest breaking news from around Cambridgeshire, the CambridgeshireLive newsletter is a good place to start. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Incidents at Chilton, Mickleton and Witton Gilbert. When incidents do happen, we work closely with the police to see that justice is done and will always support the prosecution of anyone who chooses to abuse. Trusts wishing to trial or adopt a different process or variation to the approved pre-Triage questions or NoC should first seek approval from NHS England. “We have a zero tolerance approach to any form of violence or aggression towards any of our staff. Inspectors have found high levels of bullying, harassment and discrimination at an ambulance service in England after whistleblowers raised concerns over the safeguarding of … Traffic & Travel. The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust have published the findings of an investigation into the unexpected deaths of three staff members in the space of 10 days. There had been a dramatic rise in the number of incidents reported - from 949 between October 2016 and March 2017, and 1,738 for the same period the following year. Kathy McLean, executive medical director at NHSI Improvement told the Health Service Journal (HSJ) that comparing safety incident year-on-year could be 'misleading', and said it would be more useful to look at three years of data. Sport. arrow_drop_down. This is the official Facebook page for East of England Ambulance Service. Dorothy Hosein. Incidents Kent Fire and Rescue Service attends a range of incidents including fires, road crashes, flooding, rescues from height, mud or confined spaces. The inspection found that the trust’s leadership did not encourage transparency, with bosses adopting a "combative and defensive" approach when questioned. 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The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) have revealed the findings of an investigation which looked into the deaths of three members of staff in November last year. The East of England Ambulance Service (EEAST) has been told it must do more on mental health and sexual harassment after the "unexpected deaths of three members of staff". We would urge the public to remember that our staff are simply trying to do their job, and to treat them with the respect they deserve. The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) is an NHS trust responsible for providing National Health Service (NHS) ambulance services in the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk, in the East of England region. It is recognised that within a healthcare organisation, incidents and near misses can and do occur. Great North Run 2020 Places. The report said: 'Increases in the number of incidents reported reflects improved reporting culture and should not be interpreted as a decrease in the safety of the NHS.'. explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. EEAST covers the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk. East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust, Melbourn. However, the anxiety and stress which is caused by incidents where Covid is mentioned as a factor cannot be underestimated. The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) has revealed where an incident happened, which led to a team member discovering a disturbing note left on the windscreen of their vehicle, after responding to a medical emergency. The ambulance service said 14 incidents of violence and aggression against staff were recorded "where Covid-19 was mentioned as a factor". 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