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Members e-bulletin

There are over 11,000  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.

 


Go alcohol free in January!

Go alcohol free in January!

Dry January by Alcohol Change UK challenges you to go alcohol free for 31 days and aims to raise awareness of the effects of alcohol. Find out more and how you can take part here

SCAS Council of Governors Meeting

SCAS Council of Governors Meeting

SCAS’ Council of Governors will meet (virtually) on Tuesday 11 January 2022 at 18.30. The role of our Governors is twofold; firstly to represent the interests of the Trust’s members and the general public, and secondly to hold the Non-Executive Directors to account...

Meet a Governor – Stephen Bromhall

Meet a Governor – Stephen Bromhall

Stephen is one of public governors representing Buckinghamshire, he works in the Ambulance Service for one our neighbouring Trust. He has recently been appointed onto a regional NHS board to drive forward the linkage of patient data from multiple care settings into...

Healthwatch Milton Keynes Inequalities Survey

Healthwatch Milton Keynes Inequalities Survey

What does health inequality mean to you? Have you ever felt that you’ve been treated unfairly because of your ethnicity, age, gender, sexuality, financial situation, disability or where you live? If so, that is health inequality in action. These are all examples of...

New rules in response to Omicron variant

New rules in response to Omicron variant

New measures have been announced in England, in response to the Omicron variant. This includes face coverings in shops and on public transport, PCR tests on or before day 2 for all international arrivals and self-isolation for contacts of suspected Omicron cases,...

Boost your immunity this winter!

Boost your immunity this winter!

This winter it's essential eligible groups get vaccinated against both flu and COVID-19 to protect yourself and others from serious illness. Get vaccinated. Get boosted. Get protected. Visit nhs.uk/wintervaccinations to learn more.

Streetlink

Streetlink

With the weather turning colder, if you're concerned about someone sleeping rough, but it's not an emergency, don't call 999. Instead, tell StreetLink. Use the StreetLink app to enter the exact location of the person you're concerned about and the time you saw them....

Know when to call

Know when to call

Calling 999 doesn't mean we'll always send an ambulance. In fact, last month the paramedics and nurses in our control room teams were able to deal with over 16% of 999 calls over the phone. NHS services are under pressure this winter so make sure you know the right...

World Aids Day

World Aids Day

World AIDS Day takes place on 1st December each year. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness. Founded in 1988, World...

Join us for our Virtual Recruitment Open Days!

Join us for our Virtual Recruitment Open Days!

We are pleased to announce we will be hosting our annual open days virtually again this January using MS Teams and we can’t wait for you to join us! Both days will run exactly the same and we have split them into five different sessions to cover all key areas of our...


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