|South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust|
What areas do South Central Ambulance cover?
We serve an area of approximately 3,550 square miles spanning the counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire and Oxfordshire.
What areas do SCAS cover?
We serve the counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire and Oxfordshire. This area covers approximately 3,554 square miles, with a residential population of over four million people. Demand for SCAS services is increasing every year.
Which ambulance service covers Ringwood?
SOUTH CENTRAL AMBULANCE SERVICE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST, Ringwood Ambulance Station, Chaffey Close, RINGWOOD, BH24 3EU.
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.
Is the ambulance service NHS?
Ambulance services are at the heart of the urgent and emergency care system. In 2017 the NHS introduced new ambulance standards to ensure the best, most appropriate response is provided for each patient first time.
What does the ambulance service do?
As the mobile arm of the health service in London, our main role is to respond to emergency 999 calls, getting medical help to patients who have serious or life-threatening injuries or illnesses as quickly as possible. The majority of our patients, however, do not have serious or life-threatening conditions.