East of England Ambulance Trust

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.

Monday, November 27, 2017

A new campaign is being launched today (November 27) highlighting the unacceptable face of emergency care.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

They are the heroes who rush to help us in times of emergency.

Monday, November 13, 2017

They are the first port of call for members of the public in what could be their worst moments. Health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at the pressures faced by those in the ambulance control room - and the abuse they can sometimes face.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

A failure to record the seriousness of a 999 call meant it took two hours for an ambulance to reach a woman who died by the time paramedics arrived.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The delay in transferring patients from ambulances into the region’s busiest hospital is impacting how quickly medics are reaching those in need.

Monday, August 21, 2017

It is a job like no other.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The region’s ambulance trust has launched a women’s special interest group in a unique style, with two of its female staff pulling off a feat of strength and determination in an ambulance pull challenge.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

An independent ambulance service used in the region has suspended offering urgent care after it was hit with a long list of issues by health inspectors, including finding bodily fluids on equipment.

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