What areas do SECAmb cover?

The South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) is the NHS ambulance services trust for south-eastern England, covering Kent (including Medway), Surrey, West Sussex and East Sussex (including Brighton and Hove).

Where is SECAmb based?

The Trust Headquarters in based in Crawley and a regional office in Coxheath, Maidstone. The Trust has two emergency operations centre (EOC) where 999 calls are received, clinical advice provided and emergency vehicles dispatched if needed. These are located at the HQ building and at Coxheath.

How do I contact SECAmb?

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  1. Tel: 0300 123 0999.
  2. Email: [email protected].

How can I join nwas?

Entry Requirements You need to arrange an appointment with your GP or another health professional to conduct this medical. You will need to take the form with you to the medical to be completed. A fee is usually charged for this.

How many employees does SECAmb have?

SECAmb now employs just under 3,500 staff and serves a population of 5 million. In an average year the Trust receives 1 million 999 calls, 1.1 million 111 calls and covers 15 million miles responding to our patients.

What is an ambulance make ready Centre?

A Make Ready Centre is where the vehicle preparation takes place. Staff will begin and end their shifts at the Make Ready Centres before being sent to Ambulance Community Response Posts from which they will respond to 999 emergencies during their shift.

How many ambulances are on the Isle of Wight?

Ambulance resources – 999 emergency ambulances and rapid response vehicles, First Responders and patient transport services – are strategically deployed across the Island based on expected and past demand and taking account of any special circumstances e.g. large events.

How many ambulance trusts are there in the UK?

ten NHS ambulance trusts
England. In England there are now ten NHS ambulance trusts, as well as an ambulance service on the Isle of Wight, run directly by Isle of Wight NHS Trust, with boundaries generally following those of the former regional government offices. The ten trusts are: East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust.

What ambulance service covers Dartford?

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust: Latest News.

How do I become a paramedic without university?

Student Paramedic Here’s how to become a paramedic without going to university: apply directly to the ambulance service as a trainee paramedic (known as Student Paramedic), and study while you work. You will usually need at least five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English, maths and science.

Is nwas part of NHS?

The North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust (NWAS) is the ambulance service for North West England. It is one of ten ambulance trusts providing England with Emergency medical services, and is part of the National Health Service, receiving direct government funding for its role.

What is a make ready operative?

Make Ready is a system which sees our ambulances prepared for us by a dedicated team of specialists who clean, restock and check the equipment on ambulances before the beginning and at the end of every shift.

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