About Us

The Trust covers the six counties which make up the East of England - Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk and provides a range of services, but is best known for the 999 emergency service.  Our dedicated and skilled staff work 365 days a year, 24 hours a day to make sure patients receive the best possible care.

Ambulance at night

Our diverse area is spread over about 7,500 square miles and contains a mix of rural, coastal and urban areas – from Watford to Wisbech and Cromer to Canvey island. Our services are tailored to meet the needs of each community’s differing environmental and medical needs.

The Trust employs more than 4,000 staff and is supported by 1,500 volunteers to deal with 964,917 calls every year. In addition the Trust handles more than 464,194 non-emergency patient journeys to and from routine hospital appointments.

Find out more about our demographics and resources.

EEAST is one of eleven ambulance NHS trusts in England.   We provide urgent and emergency medical care to people who call 999. 

East of England Ambulance Headquarters
Whiting Way
Sat Nav postcode SG8 6NA