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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.

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NHS
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.

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East of England Ambulance Trust
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.

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Robert Morton
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.

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NHS
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.

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James Paget University Hospital
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.

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East of England Ambulance Trust
Monday, September 17, 2018

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

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Robert Morton
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.

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Chloe Smith
Monday, September 3, 2018

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

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Robert Morton
Friday, August 31, 2018

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

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Robert Morton
Thursday, August 23, 2018

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

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BBC
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.

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NHS
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.

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East of England Ambulance Trust
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.

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Robert Morton
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.

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NHS
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.

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Robert Morton
Thursday, June 14, 2018

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

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Robert Morton
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.

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East of England Ambulance Trust
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”.

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Norman Lamb
Friday, May 18, 2018

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

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Robert Morton
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.

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Jonathan Williams
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.

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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.

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East of England Ambulance Trust
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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NHS
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.

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Christine Allen
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.

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NHS
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.

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East of England Ambulance Trust
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.

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East of England Ambulance Trust
Tuesday, February 27, 2018

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

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East of England Ambulance Trust
Friday, February 23, 2018

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

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NHS

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