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AMBIES sponsors get ready for event

AMBIES sponsors get ready for event

The Ambies is the Trust’s flagship staff recognition event, which has been running for over 10 years. It is a key part of the Trust’s staff reward and recognition programme. Staff who have gone ‘above and beyond’ in their job, and have embraced SCAS’s four key values...

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Staff are the best shot at stopping flu

Staff are the best shot at stopping flu

Health and social care organisations across Oxfordshire have joined together to call on healthcare professionals to make sure they are immunised against flu this winter. South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS), Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust,...

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SCAS to teach CPR to 10,000 on World Restart a Heart Day

SCAS to teach CPR to 10,000 on World Restart a Heart Day

On Wednesday, 16 October, South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) is joining organisations across the globe who will be teaching lifesaving skills as part of World Restart a Heart Day. The initiative, led by the Resuscitation Council (UK) in...

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Nominations open for SCAS governor elections

Nominations open for SCAS governor elections

The election process for new governors of South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) has started today and nominations are open until 5pm on Monday 21 October 2019. SCAS is holding elections for members of the public to join the Trust’s Council of...

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Wendy’s Story – Organ Donation Week 2019

Wendy, Urgent Care Pathway Lead Wendy’s husband, Barry, required a heart transplant but his health continued to deteriorate and he sadly became too unwell to undergo a transplant operation. After his death, Wendy was able to carry out Barry’s wishes as an organ donor...

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Claire’s Story – Organ Donation Week 2019

Claire, Community First Responder, Southampton East   My son, Michael, suffered kidney failure when he was 10 in 2011. Whilst he was on the deceased donor list, my brother, Philip, offered to donate a kidney and fortunately they were a match. The transplant took...

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Jennifer’s Story – Organ Donation Week 2019

Jennifer, Senior Emergency Call Taker We didn’t know my grandmother wanted to be an organ donor until after she died suddenly of complications following emergency surgery. She hadn’t been unwell so her death was a shock and we couldn’t understand why the hospital was...

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