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 33 ratings for this trust

Overview

News:

  • Quality Account 2017-18

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 news

Quality Account 2017-18

Quality Account 2017-18

Associated document

Quality Account 2017-18.pdf (.pdf, 1.54 MB)

Last updated on 13 August 2018.

Latest reviews of this trust

Not impressed with this particular Ambulance crew.

After sustaining a fall at approximately 4.0pm on Monday 17th September I was taken to Clevedon Cottage Hospital A&E for assessment. It w...

19 September 2018

Everyone was brilliant

I had to go to A& E earlier this week, due to one of my current health issues (skipping heart and palpitations) becoming unbearable. ...

15 September 2018

Thanks to you all, my father is now on the road to recovery

The Royal Cornwall hospital has provided my father with emergency, life saving cardiac stenting after falling unexpectedly ill whilst on ...

14 September 2018

Kindness and care

I had a debilitating episode of vertigo which confined me to bed for a few days. When my sister came to see me she insisted on calling th...

4 September 2018

Dislocated hip replacement

Please pass my thanks to the ambulance crew who came all the way out to me from Minehead on Saturday 11/08/18 I live in West Bagborough. ...

29 August 2018

Last updated on 13 August 2018.

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