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SCAS volunteer receives Queen’s Birthday List Honour

Bransgore Community First Responder (CFR) and Scheme Co-ordinator, Mike Jukes, has been awarded with the British Empire Medal for Services to Emergency Response and Fundraising. This well-deserved award was formally announced earlier today in the Queen’s... read more

Hampshire Community Engagement Forum

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) will be holding its biannual Hampshire Community Engagement Forum on Thursday 14 June from 2.30pm to 4.30pm at The Nightingale Room, Alton Maltings, Maltings Close, Alton, GU34 1DT. SCAS is committed to... read more

Award-winning landlord saves customer’s life

Archie Orr-Ewing, proprietor of the award-winning Swan Inn at Swinbrook, received a visit on Monday, 21 May, from SCAS Paramedic, Ryan Scott. Ryan returned to the pub to present Archie with a special commendation following his life-saving intervention earlier this... read more

Oxfordshire Community Engagement Forum

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) will be holding its biannual Oxfordshire Community Engagement Forum on Thursday 3 May from 2.30pm to 4.30pm at All Saints Youth and Community Hall, Roman Place, Didcot, OX11 7ER. SCAS is committed to... read more

Ground-breaking ceremony for £14m Blue Light Hub

Work started today (Thursday, 12 April) on a £14 million fire, police and ambulance campus in Milton Keynes. Provisionally called the Blue-Light Hub, it is being built on a three-acre site at Thornbury, West Ashland. The three-storey complex, partly funded by a £2.8... read more

Volunteer Car Drivers wanted

Having been overwhelmed with hundreds of offers of help from 4×4 drivers in the worst of the snow disruption earlier this year, South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) is again appealing for volunteer car drivers who would be able to offer... read more

SCAS announced as one of three digital NHS pioneers

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) is one of three NHS ambulance trusts that have been awarded a share of £5m to develop into world class digital organisations. On Wednesday, 24 January, NHS England announced that SCAS and two other ambulance... read more

Recruitment Open Day – Southern House, Otterbourne

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) is holding the second of its annual recruitment open days on Saturday 27 January in Otterbourne, Hampshire. If you are job seeker, returning to work after a career break, or perhaps looking to change careers... read more

It’s the most busiest time of the year!

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) is gearing up for one of the busiest times of the year for its emergency 999 service. Christmas celebrations and the great Christmas getaway will begin on Friday 22 December, with office staff finishing work... read more

SCAS welcomes ten new governors

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) is pleased to announce the results of the Governors’ Election 2017 which saw ten new governors elected to the Foundation Trust, as well as four existing governors re-elected. The successful candidates were:... read more

SCAS honours outstanding staff

The annual staff and volunteer awards, known as the Ambies, were held by South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) at Heythrop Park Crowne Plaza, on Friday 24 November. The Ambies showcase those members of staff and volunteers who epitomise the... read more

SOS Treatment Centre opens again in Oxford City Centre

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) is delighted to announce that the Oxford SOS Service will be operating once again on Friday and Saturday nights from 10 November to 6 January 2018 in Oxford City Centre. Launched in November 2014, the SOS... read more

National award for Bishops Waltham CFRs

Bishops Waltham Community First Responders (CFRs) were crowned ‘Community Responder Scheme of the Year’ at the UK Heart Safe Awards on Friday 3 November. The Heart Safe Awards are held annually and are the UK’s leading national awards competition to celebrate... read more

Hexagon announced as main sponsors of Ambies event

The Ambies is the SCAS flagship event that recognises the exceptional work done by ambulance service employees, in both front-line and support roles, in the South Central region. Staff who have gone ‘above and beyond’ in their job, and have embraced SCAS’s four key... read more
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