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 22 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

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

Two exceptional Paramedics based at Kidlington.

I would like to thank two exceptional Paramedics who came to my husband's assistance on the night of 23rd/24th October when he was having...

30 October 2018

I like to thank the crew that helped my mum on 29 October

The crew went above and beyond they were brilliant and very caring

29 October 2018

Won't send their own crews to chronic patients

Unfortunately I have a respiratory condition which means I have to call 999 frequently because I can't breathe and this is what I have be...

24 October 2018

Last updated on 23 June 2014.

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