Tag Archives: ambulance service

Guest blog: Life in the fast lane as a CCP

Emergency care has captured the interest of millions as Sky 1’s Air Ambulance ER went behind the scenes to follow the work of Britain’s air ambulance services. The fly-on-the-wall documentary, the next of which airs tonight (Monday, 18th April) at … Continue reading

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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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Guest blog: It’s World COPD day!

Hello my name is Daimon Wheddon, I’m a paramedic with EEAST practicing for twenty years now. As it’s World COPD day, I’m writing this blog to help raise awareness of this disease.

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Guest blog: World Diabetes Day

Hello, I am Helen and am a research paramedic from Beccles in Suffolk. I am really pleased to have been given the opportunity to blog for World Diabetes Day about our innovative diabetes hypo referral project.

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Guest blog: World Mental Health day and EEAST

Hello, my name is Duncan Moore, I’m a paramedic and I’m now in my 29th year of practicing. As it is World Mental Health day, I’m writing about mental health and where our service is with this.

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Cycle response unit: CRU in the beginning….

Diane Chan, a Senior Locality Manager for the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST), shares her memories of the beginnings of the cycle response unit in Norwich. “I was very proud to become the first female cycle responder … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: All geared up for patient transport!

For our PTS Takeover week, Gina, a new recruit to our patient transport service team in Waveney, tells us about her role as an ambulance care assistant (ACA), her work before joining us, why she chose a role in PTS and … Continue reading

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