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SCAS and Isle of Wight announce regional collaboration

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) and the Isle of Wight NHS Trust (IWNHS) have announced that they are seeking opportunities to collaborate in a number of common areas. Opportunities to work together in 999, NHS 111 integrated care, and...

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Second public defibrillator stolen in Fordingbridge

Jack Ansell, Operations Manager for South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS), said: “The recent theft of the defibrillator from its cabinet outside the Fordingbridge Sports Club at the Recreation Ground, is the second life-saving device that has...

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Serious accident – B3400 Andover Road, Oakley

We received multiple 999 calls just before 12.00 today reporting an accident involving a double decker bus on the B3400 Andover Road, Oakley, in Hampshire. In total we sent 10 ambulances, our Hazardous Area Response Team, the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Air...

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SCAS preparing for a busy night – whatever the result!

(but obviously we're going to win) South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) is gearing up for an unusually busy Wednesday night as England prepare to take on Croatia in the World Cup Semi Final. Additional staff and vehicles will be on duty from...

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Public raise £700 towards ambulance man’s stolen bike

A cheque for £700 has been handed over to SCAS Emergency Care Assistant, Rob Blakley to put towards a new bike. All the money was raised through a Crowdfunder appeal online after Rob’s custom-built NS Soda bike (worth around £1,500) was stolen on the night of 15 May...

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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 Birthday...

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