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)
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
Tel: 01737 353333