South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

01869 365 000 Northern House, 7 - 8 Talisman Business Centre, Talisman Road , Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26 6HR

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 17 ratings for this trust


SCAS ambulance responding to a 999 call

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.

We became a foundation trust on 1 March 2012. To become a member of our Trust and for more information, visit our website:

We provide excellent patient care to a resident population of more than four millions.

Our primary purpose is to respond to 999 emergency calls and to get the right treatment to patients with life-threatening conditions, serious injury or illnesses, as quickly as possible. We also provide pre-arranged transport for our patients with medical needs, to and from the treatment centres via our Patient Transport Service. We offer a number of services through our commercial division, including First Aid training, community equipment service, GP out of hours and logistics services.

Working with our staff, patients, partners and wider community, we are continually developing new innovative ways of improving patient outcomes and patient experience.


Departments and services

  • 999

  • Patient Transport Services

  • Provision of NHS 111 service

  • Community First Responders

  • Commercial Services, including First Aid training; community equipment service; GP out of hours and logistics services.

Latest reviews of this trust

ambulance call out

Last week I had the unfortunate need, on the advice of my GP, to call 999 for an ambulance to take me to A & E. The ambulance arrived wit...

6 July 2018

The best help I have had.

I would just like to say a massive thank you to the ambulance crew for looking after me and my dog when they came to take me to hospital ...

5 July 2018

Recent emergency service

I had an unexpected complication with a partial knee replacement joint. I couldn’t move and had to call 999. The ambulance took 80 mins t...

1 July 2018

999 call: Midnight diabetic hypo 28/29JUN18

Thanks to two members of staff who showed up fast and were professional and efficient and calm, while being reassuring to both the patien...

29 June 2018

The care I received following a heart attack

It is depressing to only hear about the negative aspects of the NHS from the main news programs without any balance being given to the ex...

11 April 2018

Last updated on 23 June 2014.

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