Building Ambulance Make Ready Centres

new build design,Building Ambulance Make Ready Centres

Building Ambulance Make Ready Centres – for years paramedic staff were responsible for cleaning, restocking, fuelling and maintaining their ambulances at the beginning and end of every shift. This was a time consuming process that took specialist care staff away from looking after patients.   “make ready systems must be put in place across the country to drive productivity” Lord … Read More

Ambulance Make Ready Centres

Make Ready Centres

Lord Carter’s report on Ambulance Service Trusts makes this specific recommendation; ‘make ready systems must be put in place across the country to drive productivity’ he adds ‘the introduction of a make ready system is a key enabler to productivity and can support significant savings through modernising trust estates.’ Chawton Hill has now delivered all but 1 of the 6 Make … Read More

Chawton Hill – what do you do then?

Chawton Hill Chartered Surveyors & Project Managers

Actually quite a lot more than you might at first think when you hear Chawton Hill, Chartered Surveyors. The business is well into its late teens now, having been established in 2001 by Stephen Holmes and David Edwards, both Fellows of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Whilst Building Projects & Building Surveys neatly describes the two areas of our … Read More

999 Emergency Centre – Crawley UPDATE

Project Management of SECAmb HQ & Emergency Control Centre Crawley

Back in April 2016 we outlined our project management work at the new SECAmb HQ and 999 Emergency Centre in Crawley. Earlier this month, the Epsom Guardian reported on the latest phase, with Banstead emergency control staff moving to the new centre… Control staff at the Emergency Operations Centre based in The Horseshoe, off Bolters Lane, relocated to the Manor Royal … Read More

999 Emergency Centre – Crawley

Gatwick Emergency 999 centre

South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb) are progessing the development of a brand new c. 700 square metre 999 Emergency Centre in Crawley. Equivalent to around three tennis courts, it’s designed to eventually handle some 50% of all Emergency 999 Ambulance calls in Surrey, Kent, East Sussex and West Sussex. Call centre’s have come along way in recent years. Gone is … Read More

Make Ready Centres – what are they?

Make Ready Ambulance Centre, Polegate, Crawley

Make Ready Centres involve a system which sees ambulances prepared by a dedicated  team of specialists in a purpose built or converted building, who clean, restock and check the equipment on ambulances before the beginning and at the end of every shift. For years paramedic staff were responsible for cleaning, restocking, fueling and maintaining their ambulances at the beginning and … Read More