About Us

Six counties make up the East of England - Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire. We provide a range of services, but are 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.  EEAST is one of 11 ambulance NHS trusts in England.   

Ambulance crews standing in front of new 2014 ambulance

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

We have more than 4,000 staff and about 1,500 volunteers and dealt with 964,917 calls in 2014/15.We handle more than 460,000 non-emergency patient journeys to and from routine hospital appointments.

Our year in numbers


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