Monthly Archives: January 2014

Lights, sirens and assignments – Tales of a student paramedic

A student paramedic is giving a first-hand insight into his new life with the ambulance service by writing a special blog about his journey. Matt ’s ‘Lights, sirens and assignments’ blog with the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust … Continue reading

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Flu or cold?

Sometimes people mistake bad colds for flu, but how can you tell the difference?  We asked Dr Scott Turner, medical director at EEAST and a practising GP.  “The severity of the illness is the major difference and flu tends to … Continue reading

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Help us to help you

Clearly displaying house numbers or names can make the difference between life and death. In winter, when the days are short and weather affects visibility, it really helps the ambulance service if houses and businesses to make their properties easily … Continue reading

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