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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.

 


International Women’s Day 2021

International Women’s Day 2021

We are so lucky to have amazing staff in our organisation and inspirational women across the six counties we serve. One such lady is Helen Sutton who is one of our HART Paramedics. Helen joined SCAS in 2005 and you can read Helen's story hereWe also have Claire and...

Stroke Care

Stroke Care

Sabrina Chetcuti, an appointed partner Governor in Berkshire for SCAS, talks to Dave Sherwood, Head of Clinical Excellence, SCAS, about how to recognise the main symptoms of stroke and what to do if you suspect someone is having a stroke. Strokes are a medical...

Meet our Governors!

Meet our Governors!

Following the elections to the Council of Governor held in 2020, our new Governors are now in post! They serve the counties operated in by SCAS (Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Hampshire) as well as Staff Governors, a Community First Responder (CFR)...

World Sleep Day 2021

World Sleep Day 2021

The World Sleep Society (WSS) celebrates World sleep day on Friday, March 19, 2021. World sleep day promotes important issues related to sleep, including medicine, education, social aspects and driving. The aim is to lessen the burden of sleep problems on society...

No Smoking Day 2021

No Smoking Day 2021

Quit smoking; get happy It might not feel like a good time to quit smoking – but it is. Last year, during lockdown, one million people quit. New research confirms that now those ex-smokers will now be feeling happier and more positive than if they were still smoking....

Can you outrun an ambulance?

Can you outrun an ambulance?

The South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) Charity is urging people to 'go the extra mile' and take part in a virtual event to see if they can complete a challenge to cover more miles than an emergency ambulance does in a single shift. The virtual challenge, which...

Laurence Chacksfield

Laurence Chacksfield

Hi, my name is Laurence and I’m one of the public governors for Berkshire. I’m a trainee GP in Berkshire. Having completed 6 months in General Practice, I am now working as a doctor in Accident and Emergency. Working on the front line as a hospital doctor means I have...

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...


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