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New Non-Emergency Patient Transport Service for Hampshire

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) has been providing the Non-Emergency Patient Transport Service (NEPTS) for patients in most of Hampshire since October 2014. The service delivers transport for eligible patients who have a medical reason that...

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SCAS celebrates 10th birthday

On 1 July 2006, South Central Ambulance Service formally came into existence following the mergers of Royal Berkshire Ambulance Service, Hampshire Ambulance Service, Oxfordshire Ambulance Service and part of Two Shires Ambulance Service. Will Hancock was appointed...

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Governors give up their time for SCAS

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) is keen to raise awareness of the role and importance of its governors who give their time voluntarily to help to shape and support the emergency and non-emergency services that the Trust provides in the...

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Didcot Rotarians donate life-saving kit

The Didcot Rotary in Oxfordshire has kindly supported South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust by donating a brand new Community First Responder (CFR) Kit to be used in and around the Didcot area. Sean Fry, Co-ordinator of the Didcot CFR Scheme who...

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Queen’s award for local CFRs

Maidenhead and Windsor Community First Responders (CFRs) have been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK. Cheryl Mathews and Andy Crowhurst, Joint Co-ordinators of the Maidenhead and Windsor...

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John’s one million miles for patients in Berkshire

The Proclaimers famously sang about walking 500 miles but Volunteer Car Driver, John Salter, from Newbury has chalked up over 1 million miles driving for SCAS. Volunteer car drivers play an important role in SCAS’ Non-Emergency Patient Transport Service, helping get...

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