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East of England Ambulance Trust

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Paramedic Tracy Nicholls has been appointed as director of clinical quality and improvement at East of England Ambulance Trust (EEAST).

Sunday, June 3, 2018

The wife of a man who died amid winter pressures on the NHS is still waiting for answers over whether he could have been saved nearly five months on.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

The number of calls received by the ambulance service in Norfolk, Suffolk, and Cambridgeshire over the bank holiday weekend dipped compared to the year before.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

A second whistleblower has come forward from the region’s ambulance trust to claim an independent report into winter delays “does not tally with the experiences of front line staff”.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

An ambulance boss has said pressures on the NHS are no longer confined to just the winter and are instead seen all year round.

Friday, May 18, 2018

A former health minister has claimed ambulance bosses “misled” MPs on a number of matters relating to winter pressures.

Monday, May 7, 2018

It is an organisation which is ever-changing and one the British public hold close to their hearts. And as the NHS looks set for another unpredictable few years, health correspondent Geraldine Scott explores the various non-NHS organisations which make up Norfolk and Waveney’s heath service.

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Patients could been left waiting for potentially life-saving treatment for longer than they should have, despite new measures being brought in to ensure paramedics reach them on time.

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Praise has been heaped on young farmers who rushed to the aid of ambulance crews stranded in last week’s snow - thanks in part to a clever bit of admin.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

More than 500 calls were made to the region’s ambulance trust by just one caller last year - but the patient was only taken to hospital 20 times.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

More staff in the county’s NHS felt they could contribute towards improvements, but others saw their satisfaction at the quality of care they could give dip.

Saturday, March 3, 2018

A man who got out of his car in sub-zero conditions to help a fellow motorist has died after reportedly suffering a heart attack.

Friday, March 2, 2018

It may have caused temperatures to hit sub-zero but reaction to the Beast from the East has warmed hearts as community spirit shone through.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Ambulance crews travelled for hours to get into work and stayed well past the end of their shifts to ensure patients stayed safe while the region was gripped with heavy snowfall.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Pressure on the region’s health service is expected to spike today as snow and cold weather grips the region.

Friday, February 23, 2018

An executive director at the region’s ambulance trust has announced his retirement.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The investigation into the death of Caister holiday site owner Don Peers is being led by Great Yarmouth Borough Council, it has been confirmed.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Up to 81 patients may have died due to ambulance delays in the east of England over a three-week period, according to a Norfolk MP.

Friday, February 2, 2018

The region’s ambulance trust will put extra crews on the road by using private ambulance services and hospitals have been ordered to take patients into A&E quicker.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Top NHS executives met behind closed doors to probe “shocking” delays at the region’s ambulance service which may have led to a man freezing to death.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The prime minister has said lessons will be learned after a whistleblower at the region’s ambulance trust exposed 40 alleged cases of harm or deaths due to ambulance delays.

Saturday, January 20, 2018

A damning dossier compiled by a senior whistleblower from the region’s ambulance trust has claimed at least 40 patients died or were harmed due to delays over Christmas and New Year - including one person who froze to death.

Friday, January 19, 2018

A senior whistleblower within the region’s ambulance trust has claimed up to 80 people could have died or come to harm because of delays over the Christmas and New Year period.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

The resignation of the region’s ambulance trust’s medical director has been announced just a day after it was alleged 20 people died waiting for help whilst the service was stretched.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

All three of Norfolk’s hospitals were completely full at points over the Christmas and New Year period, new data has revealed.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Nearly 500 ambulances waited at least an hour to get patients into the region’s accident and emergency departments over the space of four days .

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Taxis were sent to collect patients and take them to hospitals by the region’s ambulance service, as the NHS across the country came under extreme pressure.

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Police officers, firefighters and ambulance crews saw demand for their services soar yesterday as flooding, snow, ice and high winds hit the region.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

It was no surprise to most people that when the snap general election was called earlier this year, health and social care was of second most importance only beaten by the all-encompassing Brexit tussle.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Two lifesaving medics from the region’s ambulance service have spoken out over being attacked on the job.

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