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South East Coast Ambulance Service

Covers a geographical area of 3,600 square miles (Brighton& Hove, East Sussex, West Sussex, Kent, Surrey, and North East Hampshire).

Last year (2009/10) we received more than 619,000 emergency calls from members of the public or other healthcare professionals– that’s roughly one call every minute. In 2009/10 our Patient Transport Service undertook 420,700 patient journeys.

With over 3,600 staff across 70 sites

SECAS has 5 grades of Emergency Ambulance Staff

33 Emergency Care Assistants (ECAs) and 109 Emergency Care Support Workers (ECSWs)  

957 Technicians

550 Paramedics

52 Paramedic Practitioners (PPs) - plus an additional 60 student paramedic practitioners.

22 Critical Care Paramedics (CCPs) - (including five seconded to the air ambulance), with a further eight student critical care paramedics.

South East Coast Ambulance Service
Surrey Office
The Horseshoe

Tel: 01737 353333