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Vote for who you think deserves the People’s Pride Award

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) is encouraging members of the public to vote for the first time in the Trust’s annual staff awards, the Ambies. Nominated by the public, the People’s Pride Award, sponsored by O&H Vehicle Conversions,...

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Wokingham CFR clocks up 1,000th emergency call out

On Tuesday 11 July, Wokingham Community First Responder (CFR), David Pickard, received his 1,000th emergency 999 call out. The 69-year-old former engineer began volunteering for SCAS in July 2010 following his retirement the previous year. “I was a first aider at my...

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Aylesbury school children raise £1,500 for ambulance service

Paramedics from South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) were delighted to visit Bierton CE Combined School in Aylesbury on Friday 23 June and be presented with a cheque for £1,500.   All the paramedics visiting the school are part of the Green...

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999 for life-threatening emergencies only

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) is urging the public to only call 999 for life-threatening or serious emergencies while we are dealing with extremely high demand during the warm weather. Examples of this include, but are not limited to:...

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Queen’s Award for Swallowfield Community First Responders

Swallowfield 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. This is the second South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust CFR group in Berkshire to...

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SCAS Governors take part in National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week (1-7 June 2017) 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...

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Statement on Wycombe Air Park helicopter crash

We were called at 09.39 reporting a helicopter with three people on board having crashed at the above location. We sent three ambulances to the scene, along with two officers in rapid response vehicles and the Thames Valley Air Ambulance. On arrival all three...

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