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.
Buckinghamshire New University, in partnership with South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) and London Ambulance Service NHS Trust (LAS), has launched a new BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science course which will start from next month (September).
South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) continues to drive forward with improvements to its Patient Transport Service (PTS) and has welcomed NHS England’s focus on the important role it plays in the wider healthcare system.
South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) has opened a new education centre for staff and students in Hampshire and the surrounding areas which includes state-of-the-art simulation facilities.
A little time in the sun can be great for our health and wellbeing. However, please stay safe, especially around the water. When the sun comes out we understandably want to be in and around the water, but being in the water can present it's own risks, so pick a...
South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) is encouraging the public to use NHS 111 online for medical advice with demand for 999 calls increasing and ambulance staff helping more patients.
South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) Chief Executive Will Hancock helped raise more than £5k for staff in ambulance services across the UK at the weekend by completing the fastest zip wire in the world and climbing Mount Snowdon.
Pioneering ambulance service initiative helps 30,000 patients avoid unnecessary emergency department transfers
A pioneering initiative led by South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) is helping patients receive the right treatment more quickly – and has so far seen more than 30,000 people avoid unnecessary transfers to emergency departments.
Although COVID restrictions have ended in many settings in England from today (Monday, 19 July), the NHS has reminded the public that everyone accessing or visiting healthcare settings must continue to wear a face covering and follow social distancing rules.
Volunteers from South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) attended a special NHS Big Tea event at Buckingham Palace today hosted by the Duke of Cambridge.
The NHS will mark its’ 73rd ‘birthday’ on July 5th after a year like no other. It has been an extremely challenging year for the NHS and the country as a whole, but also a year of hope. Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic hospitals have cared for around...
Join the NHS Big Tea to celebrate the NHS’s birthday and make a difference for staff, volunteers and patients!
On Monday July 5th 2021, South Central Ambulance Charity are inviting you to take part with thousands of others across the UK in raising a cuppa to the incredible NHS after a year like no other. Whether virtual or face to face, there’s still time to sign up following...
Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) teamed up with Thames Valley Police (TVP), South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) the Environment Agency and local councils to support the Royal Life Saving Society’s (RLSS) national Drowning Prevention Week campaign,...
Whilst on standby our staff will sometimes have beautiful views from ‘the office’ whilst out and about. Here are a selection of some of the photos from this month: Oriel Square looking stunning at dusk recently.Natalie and Andy had an unusual assistant helping them on...
As our South Central Ambulance Charity celebrated volunteers week earlier in June SCAS wanted to take the opportunity to say a huge thank you and urge everyone to keep check on the South Central Ambulance Charity Facebook page to see some of the work being carried...
The temperature is heating up so we're all going to start feeling hot, hot, hot. Heat stroke and heat exhaustion can quickly become life-threatening emergencies so help us help you by: Drinking plenty of cold drinks, especially when exercising Take cool baths or...
Thanks to the thousands of people involved, the NHS has now offered vaccines to everyone aged 18 and over as well as millions of health and social care workers, unpaid carers and people at higher clinical risk. Over 60.8 million vaccines have been delivered in...
Feeling poorly? You can visit NHS 111 online for help and advice, available 24/7 Some patients may find it difficult to get through to one of our call handlers initially. If so, you can also use 111 online at 111.nhs.uk Between June-November 2020, over 3.5 million...
South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) is currently under “immense pressure” with demand on 999 and 111 services at levels normally seen during the busy New Year period.
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