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/

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 36 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 (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

My Family would like to thank them

Everything about my care during my illness was excellent. From the phone call to 111, the paramedics, ambulance staff, A&E, Trauma 2 ...

15 January 2019

Admission to A&E following a riding accident

I was admitted by ambulance to the A & E department in late December, with a suspected broken neck. I can't fault both the respons...

8 January 2019

Marvellous paramedic

My mother suffered a prolonged angina attack and I called 999. Within 15 minutes a paramedic arrived. Fortunately, my mother had improv...

30 December 2018

About the ambulance crew that came for my neighbour

I just had to leave feedback about the ambulance crew that came for my neighbour and took her to hospital. Two ambulance staff members...

17 December 2018

Cardiology Care

_Written by Healthwatch Cornwall on behalf of the story provider:_ __ Patient suffered a heart attack in mid November. They first c...

14 December 2018

Last updated on 03 October 2018.

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