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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.

 


Ask 999 Ted!

Ask 999 Ted!

Does your child have a question for one of our crew? Do they want to know what it’s like to work for the ambulance service or what they need to do in an emergency? Then ask our mascot, 999 Ted! You can send their questions to Ted’s twitter page @SCAS999Ted using the...

SCAS Charity Spring Newsletter

SCAS Charity Spring Newsletter

South Central Ambulance Charity are excited to share their latest newsletter, including just a small example of what they have been doing with the wonderful donations they've received. Check out the latest news...

Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week is all about raising awareness and promoting better mental health.  Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week will take place from 10-16 May 2021. The theme for this year’s campaign is 'Nature'. For more...

Global Hand Hygiene Day

Global Hand Hygiene Day

The SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands global campaign, launched in 2009 and celebrated annually on 5th  May (World Hand Hygiene Day) aims to maintain global promotion, visibility and sustainability of hand hygiene in health care and to ‘bring people together’ in support of...

Deaf Awareness Week

Deaf Awareness Week

Deaf Awareness Week aims to promote the positive aspects of deafness, promote social inclusion and raise awareness of the huge range of local organisations that support deaf people and their family and friends. The theme for this year’s campaign is ‘Coming Through it...

Sun Awareness Week

Sun Awareness Week

With almost half of British people having been sunburnt last year, Sun awareness week highlights the importance of looking after your skin in the sun. This years campaign takes place from 3rd  May – 9th May. Follow the British Association of Dermatologists website for...

Membership Survey 2021

Membership Survey 2021

A big thank you to those of you who took part in membership survey which we sent out recently. The survey was sent out to all of our Foundation Trust members to find out how helpful our communication and engagement has been during the pandemic. We also want to know...

National Walking Month

National Walking Month

Walking is good for our minds, our bodies and our neighbourhoods and has been a lifeline during the past year, helping people stay active and connected.  National Walking Month encourages people to walk more through the month of May. Make a pledge to #WalkThisMay and...

Sign up to receive NHS discounts!

Sign up to receive NHS discounts!

Did you know that as a Foundation Trust member of South Central Ambulance Service you can sign up for NHS discounts? You can receive fantastic offers usually only available to NHS staff. Sign up for free to Health Service Discounts to keep up to date with the latest...

On Your Feet Britain

On Your Feet Britain

On your feet Britain takes place on 29th April 2021 and encourages workers across Britain to unite together and participate in a variety of fun and simple activities to #SitLess and #MoveMore at work. The On your feet Britain challenge dares you to convert 'sitting...

World Health Day 2021

World Health Day 2021

Building a fairer, healthier world World Health Day is on the 7th of April each year and highlights a priority area of public health concern in the world. The World Health Organisation will be inviting everyone to join a new campaign to build a fairer, healthier...

Stress Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month

1st April – 30th April is Stress Awareness Month where healthcare professionals and health promotion experts join together to increase public awareness about the causes of stress. Stress is something everyone feels at times, and there are all kinds of stressful...

Views from ‘the office’

Views from ‘the office’

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:Photo from Ben and Ben (two of our Community Engagement & Training Officers from Berkshire) at...

National Day of Reflection

National Day of Reflection

Where operationally possible, staff and volunteers across SCAS joined a minute's silence at 12 noon on Tuesday 23rd March to reflect and connect as part of the National Day of Reflection.   We particularly remembered our friends and colleagues who are sadly no longer...


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