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New dynamic response vehicles for Reading and Bracknell

New dynamic response vehicles for Reading and Bracknell

Following a five-year, £30,000 fundraising campaign, two brand new dynamic response vehicles were formally handed over by Sonning Common Vauxhall to local community first responders this morning at South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust’s (SCAS) Reading...

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Coach Crash – M40 – Friday 30 December

Coach Crash – M40 – Friday 30 December

Media Statement We were called at 02.45 this morning (30/12/16) following reports of a coach operated by the Oxford Bus Company having come off the slip road on the M40 northbound at Junction 7 (Milton Common, Thame). South Central Ambulance Service declared this a...

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Back to the floor

Back to the floor

One Saturday a few weekends ago, Paramedic Dee Cowan welcomed Nic Morecroft, Lead Community Response Manager, and Tony Peters, Head of Emergency Operations Centre – South, for a ‘back to the floor’ experience. Nic and Tony joined Dee on her 12 hour shift from Reading...

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Six new governors join SCAS

Following its recent election process, South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) is delighted to welcome six new members to its Council of Governors, along with two existing governors who were re-elected. The results of the elections for public...

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SCAS honours outstanding staff

SCAS honours outstanding staff

The annual staff awards, known as the Ambies, were held by South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) at The Castle Hotel, Windsor, on Friday 25 November. The Ambies showcase those members of staff who epitomise the Trust’s values of teamwork,...

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Get Creative Competition Winners

Get Creative Competition Winners

We are pleased to announce the winners and runners-up of our competition for our 2016 Winter Safe campaign.We would like to thanks all the students who took part in the competition. Twitter category Winner: Sophie Green and Amelia Bartholomew Runners-up: Finley L; Joe...

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SCAS to take over Sussex Patient Transport Service contract

SCAS to take over Sussex Patient Transport Service contract

On 1 April 2016, Coperforma took over the contract for the Sussex Patient Transport Service (PTS) from South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, following a competitive procurement and tendering process. Performance levels were very poor from the start,...

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New app launch gets attention

New app launch gets attention

We have launched a new App that is capable of telling people where their nearest automatic external defibrillator (AED) is, should they come across someone in cardiac arrest, and also guide them through how to carry out effective cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or...

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