Category Archives: Winter

Guest blog: Road safety

Louise Rosson has been a registered paramedic for eight years with the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST). Not only is she now a critical care paramedic (CCP) and air operations supervisor working for Essex and Herts Air … Continue reading

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Wise up about flu

Our latest blog is by Dave Cunningham, our IPC (infection, prevention and control) lead, and is all about flu, how it can affect anyone, and some of the common myths about the illness and the dreaded flu jab. Click on … 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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Your winter essentials shopping list

As the temperature drops, you’re probably stocking up on cans of soup, and digging out your hat, scarf and gloves from the back of the chest of drawers. Dr. Scott Turner, medical director at the East of England Ambulance Service, … Continue reading

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Wise up: How to kit your car out for winter

As part of our wise up for winter campaign we are promoting road safety, and as well as driving safely, it’s important that your car is as well-equipped as possible to deal with the poor weather and darker evenings.

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Winter in the control room

The east of England is a real mix of urban and rural environments.  During the winter, especially when we have periods of bad weather, our operational managers work closely with essential staff and volunteers to make sure we give patients … Continue reading

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