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 16 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

Professional service and reassuring kindness

My daughter had a serious asthma attack at her doctors surgery on Friday evening 16th March. The ambulance was called and the team of thr...

17 March 2018

Eastleigh No 11 team

Excellent professional service provided on Wed 21 Feb, paramedics carried out all checks and reassured me. The team were called to Univer...

16 March 2018

Immediate response -nut allergy

My husband, daughter and I were at a family wedding at Froyle Park in Surrey.. visiting from Newcastle. unfortunately my daughter ate a d...

11 March 2018

999 call for emergency ambulance

Around 1015 on 26th February I called an emergency ambulance as my husband had collapsed at home. The lady on the phone was very kind and...

27 February 2018

Beach rescue Portchester 4/02/18

On behalf of the patient and myself, i would like to thank the First Responder and the two Paramedics who helped my friend who had fallen...

11 February 2018

Quality of service at South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

Registration with the Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission regulates this organisation

Last updated on 23 June 2014.

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