Overview. South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) was established as a mobile healthcare provider in 2006. We serve an area of approximately 3,550 square miles spanning the counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire and Oxfordshire.
What areas does 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 Windsor?
Essex-Windsor EMS provides ambulance service and pre-hospital emergency medical care to nearly 400,000 residents of Essex County, Windsor and Pelee Island.
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.
Which ambulance service covers Ringwood?
SOUTH CENTRAL AMBULANCE SERVICE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST, Ringwood Ambulance Station, Chaffey Close, RINGWOOD, BH24 3EU.
How do I become a paramedic in East Sussex?
To become a paramedic you need to obtain a paramedic science degree. There are two ways in which to become a paramedic, direct entry or a work placement entry. We work with four universities in our region supporting the direct entry students on paramedic science degrees.
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.