Search

Glimpse behind the scenes at region’s ambulance service as Twitter-thon returns

PUBLISHED: 09:56 20 July 2017 | UPDATED: 09:56 20 July 2017

East of England ambulance. Picture: Simon Finlay

East of England ambulance. Picture: Simon Finlay

Archant Norfolk

A sneak peek into a day in the life at the region’s ambulance service is set to be revealed when it runs its latest 24-hour Twitter-thon.

The first ever event of its kind took place during 2015’s Black Friday, when the East of England Ambulance Service (EEAST) tweeted live for 24 hours from around the region during one of the busiest days and nights of the year for emergency services due to Christmas parties and nights-out .

And now, members of the public will catch a glimpse at the pressures faced during the summer.

Tweets will start rolling from 7.00am in Waveney, and will include input from an A&E crew, the patient transport service, an early interventions vehicle, fleet, a community first responder and will then go through the night shift with Bedford EOC.

Read all the tweets - and see all the photos - as they come in here from 7am today, Thursday.

Other news

A community will come together to celebrate the end of a project to restore its 900-year-old church.

12:05

A weather warning has been issued for Norfolk and Waveney due to heavy rain which could cause flooding at the beginning of next week.

It is an event which celebrates the best and brightest of Norfolk and Waveney life.

Do not try to be a hero - that was the message from emergency services after two people rushed to the aid of a woman who was rescued from the River Wensum in Norwich.

Most Read

Thursday, February 6, 2014

It was its down-at-heel aura that first attracted Polly Grieff to the crumbling Old Manor at Saham Toney.

Read more
Wednesday, September 6, 2017

A report from an independent monitoring body has described a “volatile” situation, and “unrest” taking place at HMP Wayland.

Read more
London

A community will come together to celebrate the end of a project to restore its 900-year-old church.

Read more
Heritage Lottery Fund
Thursday, June 15, 2017

Many have dreamed of becoming a lord or lady of the manor and now for some it could become a reality.

Read more
United Kingdom

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 13°C

min temp: 6°C

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Watton and Swaffham Times e-edition today
E-edition

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter