South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

01392 261500 Westcountry House, Abbey Court, Eagle Way, Sowton Industrial Estate , Exeter, Devon, EX2 7HY
http://www.swast.nhs.uk/

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 27 ratings for this trust

Overview

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) provides a wide range of emergency and urgent care services across a fifth of England covering Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and the former Avon area. Our operational area, covering 10,000 square miles, is predominantly rural, but includes large urban areas such as Bristol, Plymouth, Exeter, Bath, Swindon, Gloucester, Bournemouth and Poole. SWASFT is the primary provider of 999 services across the South West. We also provide Urgent Care Services across Dorset. The Trust employs more than 4,000 staff and we have 96 ambulance stations, three clinical control rooms, six air ambulance bases and two Hazardous Area Response Teams (HART).

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) provides the following services:

  • Accident & Emergency (999) and urgent care
  • NHS111 (Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly and Dorset)
  • Out-of-Hours service (Dorset)
  • Tiverton Urgent Care Centre

Communities served

  • Bath and North East Somerset
  • Bristol
  • Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly
  • Devon
  • Dorset
  • Gloucestershire
  • Wiltshire
  • Somerset
  • South Gloucestershire
  • Swindon (plus Watchfield and Shrivenham)

Departments and services

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) provides the following services:





  • Accident & Emergency (999) and urgent care

  • NHS111 (Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly and Dorset)

  • Out-of-Hours service (Dorset)

  • Tiverton Urgent Care Centre


Latest reviews of this trust

8 days postpartum heamorrage

8 days after the birth of my daughter. I had a sudden burst of blood. I call NHS 111 to get some advice as I wasnt to sure if this could ...

12 January 2018

My motorbike accident

Last October I came off my motorbike rupturing my spleen and fracturing my ribs as I subsequently discovered. It was fortunate that a pas...

9 January 2018

Delay in ambulance attending me

Following a fall at my work place an ambulance was requested on the 999 service at 2.40pm. I was left (under instructions from the 999 se...

8 January 2018

Excellence redefined

Having become increasingly distressed by chest pain and breathing difficulties during the night of January 5/6th, I called 111 early in...

8 January 2018

Emergency call out

My wife was feeling very unwell and had been for several days. She had a visit to Hospital and all was found to be ok. Several days later...

20 December 2017

Quality of service at South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

Registration with the Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission regulates this organisation

Last updated on 27 June 2017.

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