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SECAmb report: we will do 'all we can to support staff and eradicate poor behaviour'

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A report, commissioned by South East Coast Ambulance Service itself, has concluded that staff lived in a culture of fear and that sexual harassment and bullying was commonplace.

It is in debt and regarded as "inadequate" but new Chief Executive Daren Mochrie, who started in April, says he will turn things around.

SECAmb was placed in special measures by the health regulator, the Care Quality Commission, last year.

Today's report by Professor Duncan Lewis from Plymouth University follows a number of resignations at the Trust by senior managers.

SECAmb covers Kent, Surrey, Sussex and north east Hampshire.

Earlier, Fred spoke to Chief Executive Daren Mochrie himself.

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New plans for Gatwick expansion

Gatwick currently handles around 34 million passengers a year. Credit: PA

Gatwick says it can handle 11 million more passengers a year by 2030 without needing a second runway.

The airport's publishing plans for its future later today.

Gatwick currently handles around 34 million passengers a year but says it could handle up to 45 million. One of their aims is to get more people to travel to the Sussex terminals by train.