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East of England Ambulance Trust

Thursday, January 3, 2019

More than 700 patients waited more than an hour to be transferred from an ambulance into Norfolk hospitals last month.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

This is the first look inside new ambulances due to hit to road in the east of England by early next year.

Friday, December 14, 2018

Ambulances have been head butted, kicked, and had blue lights ripped off in shocking acts of vandalism on the emergency vehicles - sometimes while crews have been trying to treat patients.

Friday, December 7, 2018

A cash injection has been given to the region’s ambulance service as part of £1bn of funding announced by the government.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Secondary school students across the East of England region will be learning first aid skills that could save a life as part of World Restart a Heart day later this month.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

A controversial change to rotas at the region’s ambulance trust has been halted after staff raised concerns about the impact on their work-life balance.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Front line paramedics who work through agencies are being offered up to £51-an-hour to plug gaps at the region’s ambulance service ahead of another busy winter.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Hospitals are still too slow at taking patients off the hands of ambulance crews, it has been revealed, as plans to avoid another winter healthcare crisis were put to health bosses.

Monday, September 24, 2018

Frontline staff at the region’s ambulance trust have launched a public petition in what they say is a bid to influence bosses.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Ambulances which are already carrying patients could be sent to new emergencies in a bid to drive down response times.

Saturday, September 15, 2018

As yet another health trust in Norfolk in plunged into special measures by inspectors health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at what is going wrong in the county’s NHS.

Monday, September 3, 2018

The boss of the region’s embattled ambulance service has revealed he will step down.

Friday, August 31, 2018

The boss of the region’s ambulance trust will leave the service.

Thursday, August 23, 2018

A patient in the east of England waited more than 24 hours for an ambulance, it can be revealed.

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Paramedics have claimed morale is at an “all time low” after new rules put restrictions on holiday time for half the year.

Thursday, August 2, 2018

The region’s ambulance trust has floated the idea of asking volunteers to drive ambulances to help cope with winter pressures, it can be revealed.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Norfolk’s emergency services are gearing up for a busy night as England take on Croatia in the World Cup semi-finals.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

A £50,000 independent review into the region’s ambulance trust has looked at whether bosses are good enough after a winter crisis engulfed Norfolk’s health service.

Friday, July 6, 2018

A £6.5m injection of capital funding has been handed to the region’s ambulance service to improve facilities and services for its crews.

Friday, July 6, 2018

A Norwich MP has branded two of Norfolk’s NHS organisations as “just not good enough” after both received unsatisfactory inspection reports.

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.

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