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Members e-bulletin

There are around 13,500 public members of the South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust. These are local people from all walks of life who elect the Council of Governors and help to shape our services.

This e-Bulletin aims to keep our Members up to date and informed of our news and service developments, as well as highlighting ways that they can become involved with their local Healthcare system.

 


Happy 10th Birthday SCAS HART!

Happy 10th Birthday SCAS HART!

On 31st January it was a big day in SCAS' history, as 10 years ago the Hazardous Area Response Team, HART in short, was launched. The last year has been an unexpected one, but together as #TeamSCAS we are proud to care for those who need us, whenever and wherever they...

Happy Birthday 999 Ted!

Happy Birthday 999 Ted!

Hello! My name is 999 Ted and I am the mascot for South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS). On 6th February, I will be turning 6 years old! I thought I would take this opportunity to tell you a little bit about myself! I was designed and named by two schoolchildren,...

A Thank You to Seer Green

A Thank You to Seer Green

Due to the heavy snow one of our vehicles got stuck in the snow on way to a patient. A huge thank you to the community of Seer Green in South Buckinghamshire who came out in force to help one of our ambulance crews make it up a hill in thick snow at the bottom of...

Better Health – Every Mind Matters

Better Health – Every Mind Matters

Make Inside Feel Better Every Mind Matters helps you manage and maintain your mental health, as good mental health makes such a difference. It helps us to relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more. We all go through ups and downs in life, and experience life...

Could you be a Youth Ambassador?

Could you be a Youth Ambassador?

Do you want to get involved with your local ambulance service? You can be part of our vital emergency and non-emergency services if you volunteer with us as a Youth Ambassador! South Central Ambulance Service needs your help to set up a group to support young people...

Stay Home Save Lives

Stay Home Save Lives

  Around one in three people with COVID-19 don't have symptoms, but can still pass it on. COVID-19 is spreading quickly across the country, putting many at risk and increasing pressure on the NHS. As vaccines roll out, it is vital you continue to stay at home to:...

COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Check

COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Check

The COVID-19 vaccine will always be available free of charge and the NHS will never ask you to share any bank details, to confirm your identity, or ask you to pay for a vaccine. Find out more at: nhs.uk/CovidVaccine

Join in for Time to Talk Day!

Join in for Time to Talk Day!

The Power of Small A small conversation about mental health has the power to make a big difference. The more conversations we have, the more myths we can bust and barriers we can break down, helping to end the isolation, shame and worthlessness that too many of us...

Better health campaign – let’s do this!

Better health campaign – let’s do this!

After successfully kick-starting the nation’s health at launch in July 2020, the Better Health campaign is returning in January 2021 with positive and motivating messages to support us all to take action to improve our health. You can find out more...

Understanding dementia at SCAS

Understanding dementia at SCAS

Bob Duggan, Lead Governor, SCAS, talks about the impact of dementia and introduces Chloe Lofthouse-Jones, Education Manager, SCAS. Chloe explains how our ongoing program of dementia training is helping staff to work with people in the community. SCAS is proud to be...


Join now and you too can make a difference

Join us – Sign up to become a member

What are the benefits of becoming a member?

Here are the top 5 reasons to join:

  1. Membership is free
  2. You will receive a free copy of Foundation Times, our quarterly e-newsletter
  3. You can influence the way our services are developed
  4. You can elect a Governor to represent your views or choose to stand to become a Governor
  5. You will receive shopping vouchers from major high street retailers