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 21 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

Impressive Service

In the early in the early hours of Friday morning, my husband collapsed in the bathroom. I called 999 and they dispatched an ambulance. T...

13 March 2019

Royal Berks A&E

Called 999 for the first time ever due to chest pains. Ambulance sent and arrived in about 5 minutes. Great paramedics who were very expe...

5 January 2019

Helped my Aunty at Premier inn havant

The two guys that attended where great, my Aunty is in her 80's they didnt rush her and made sure she got an immediate appointment follow...

24 December 2018

999 ambulance call out 31/11/18 7.30 am

I have never had to call an ambulance out before, the crew were very professional and very calming, in the way they dealt with me. The...

4 November 2018

Second call-out in three days

I had to call the Paramedics to my husband again on Thursday 25th October, and was blessed with two wonderful, caring people based at Kid...

31 October 2018

Last updated on 23 June 2014.

Information supplied by South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust