South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

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

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 19 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


My name is Paul Davis , I need to send apologies to the Para Medic whose time I wasted, by doing something I never thought would happen ,...

4 September 2018

Care received on 2 occassions from scas

I experience 2 teams of paramedics looking after me on 28.7.18 and then 29.8.18. The care i received from both teams was excellent. Prof...

31 August 2018

I would like to thank everyone

I was very sick at lunchtime then again at about 5 pm. My husband telephoned 111 and an ambulance was sent out. It came very quickly with...

10 August 2018

Referred to Stroke Unit for MRI Scan

I am just writing to say how impressed I was with the way I was dealt with from the moment I got the Stroke Clinic, I have to say the sig...

7 August 2018

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

Last updated on 23 June 2014.

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