Question: What ambulance service covers Gloucestershire?

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) provides a wide range of emergency and urgent care services across a fifth of England covering Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and the former Avon area.

How many ambulances are there in Somerset?

We have 94 ambulance stations, three clinical control rooms, six air ambulance bases and two Hazardous Area Response Teams (HART).

How do I become a paramedic UK?

To practise as a paramedic, you’ll first need to successfully complete an approved degree in paramedic science or with an apprenticeship degree. You’ll then need to apply to an ambulance service as a qualified paramedic and register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

What is in the ambulance?

What is in an ambulance? Ambulances contain the equipment needed to stabilise someone who is ill or injured and to get them to hospital. That includes stretchers, defibrillators, spine boards, oxygen and oxygen masks, cervical (neck) collars, splints, bandages and a range of drugs and intravenous fluids.

How many ambulances does Secamb have?

Eight Make Ready Centres. 33 Ambulance Stations. 69 Ambulance Community Response Posts. Two Hazardous Area Reponse (HART) centres.

How do I contact Secamb?

Contact Us

  1. Tel: 0300 123 0999.
  2. Email: enquiries@secamb.nhs.uk.
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