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James Pavey Senior Operations Manager Think you know SECAmb?
Current scope & portfolio of the Trust’s activity We are one of the 10 English Ambulance Trusts. Our service area is over 3,500 sq miles. Covering Kent, Surrey, Sussex and NE Hants. We provide 999 and 111 services across this area. We provide PTS services to Surrey and Sussex. Our HQ is in Banstead and we have two regional offices in Lewes and Coxheath. We employ 3,135 staff, including 2,005 clinicians 85% patient care. We have a fleet of 552 vehicles.
Current Scope & Portfolio of the Trust’s activity cont’d We receive a 999 call every 30 seconds on average Our 999 demand is raising by circa 5% per annum compound. We have to deliver 75% within 8 minutes for Red 1 & 2 on an annual basis. We have two Hazardous Area Response Teams (HART) and are a category 1 responder under the Civil Contingencies Act.
Performance Standards Red 1 = 8min 75% (cardiac arrests) Red 2 = 8min 75% (immediately life threatening) Green 2 = 30min Green 4 = 60min ( or patients assessed by an HCP that require transport to hospital between 1 and 4 hours) Page No 4 of 44
What’s happening in Sussex? Introduction of new Ambulance Operations Centres Expansion of Community First Responder Network (CFRs) Public Access Defibrillators Hospital (Acute Trusts) reconfiguration of services
Ambulance Operations Centres Polegate, Brighton, Chichester, Worthing and Hastings (strategically located) Replacing old ambulance stations that are no longer fit for purpose Make Ready process integral to the operations centres Ambulance community response posts (ACRPs) instead of stations
The Make Ready Process
Community First Responder Network (CFRs) Local teams of volunteers that provide a local response to life threatening 999 incidents Primarily aimed at cardiac arrest Equipped with an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), trained in basic life support Mobilised by ambulance control to local 999 calls Trained by SECAmb Dedicated SECAmb CFR management team led by Steve Rose
Public Access Defibrillators
Hospitals reconfiguration of services Centralising of specialties for better patient outcomes Stroke, Cardiac, Surgical, Maternity and Paediatrics Clinical skills of ambulance staff, CCPs, PPs, paramedics and HEMs SECAmb working with commissioners to ensure appropriate resources Longer travel times outweighed by going to the right place first time and being treated by an expert for the condition with all the facilities at hand