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Public Hearts Scheme launched across the Thames Valley

Public Hearts Scheme launched across the Thames Valley

South Central Ambulance Service is supporting the Public Hearts Scheme, which fittingly launched in Reading on Valentine's Day (14 February). The Public Hearts Scheme, which aims to increase the public’s access to life saving automated external defibrillators (AEDs),...

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Coronavirus: Stakeholder Briefing – Thursday, 13 February

On Wednesday 12 February, guests of Kents Hill Park Hotel were given the results of the swab tests that were undertaken on their arrival and all swab results were negative. This indicates that it is unlikely that any of the guests have coronavirus. All guests will...

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Medication stolen from ambulance in Southampton

Medication stolen from ambulance in Southampton

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) is appealing for information to help the police find a man who stole medication from one of the Trust’s ambulances on Thursday, 23 January. Towards the end of a night shift, an ambulance crew had been sent to...

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Winter Woollies Appeal for Oxford’s homeless

Winter Woollies Appeal for Oxford’s homeless

Susan Baker, a Paramedic, and her husband Pete, a Technician, who are both based at South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust’s (SCAS) Didcot Resource Centre, have again organised a Winter Woollies Appeal for the homeless of Oxford this year following the...

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NHS England funding secured for SOS Service

NHS England funding secured for SOS Service

Thanks to funding provided by NHS England, the Oxford SOS Service – operated by South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) – returns to the city centre this weekend to help NHS and other emergency services cope with the peak winter demand. The SOS...

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