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Jennifer’s Story – Organ Donation Week 2019

Jennifer, Senior Emergency Call Taker We didn’t know my grandmother wanted to be an organ donor until after she died suddenly of complications following emergency surgery. She hadn’t been unwell so her death was a shock and we couldn’t understand why the hospital was...

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Lesley’s Story – Organ Donation Week 2019

Lesley’s Story – Organ Donation Week 2019

Lesley, NHS 111 Call Handler   Having already had a kidney transplant when he was 15-years-old, Lesley was devastated to be told that her son Dean was going to need another one 11 years later. In March this year, Lesley donated one of her own kidneys to Dean as a...

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Sophie’s Story – Organ Donation Week 2019

Sophie’s Story – Organ Donation Week 2019

Sophie, Paramedic, Southampton My brother Jack was killed in June 2019 following a collision on the A32 in Hampshire. It’s been hard for my Mum, his older brother, twin sister and I, grieving for Jack but without having the positivity of knowing how Jack helped others...

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Spending on private provider ambulances

Spending on private provider ambulances

In response to an FOI from the Press Association, SCAS issued the following response: “Private providers support SCAS to be able to deliver a high-quality, responsive emergency 999 service. SCAS is one of the best performing ambulance trusts in England when measured...

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Don’t put yourself or your family in danger in the sea

Don’t put yourself or your family in danger in the sea

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) is urging people to avoid putting themselves in danger in the waters off the Hampshire coast following an incident in Portsmouth this afternoon. SCAS received an emergency 999 call at 13:55 today, Wednesday,...

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Governor elections – Autumn 2019

Governor elections – Autumn 2019

DO YOU WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO YOUR LOCAL HEALTH SERVICES? South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) is holding elections for members of the public to join the Trust’s Council of Governors in the following constituencies: Berkshire:    ...

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