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 34 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

Excellent clinical care avoided hospital admission

I have nothing but praise for The Glastonbury crew who attended to my husband who had suffered a suspected anaphylactic event. They dealt...

26 October 2018

West Country Ambulance Service response and staff

We would like to thank both the telephone response and the ambulance personnel who attended my husband and safely , professionally and wi...

16 October 2018

Great service from paramedics.

My name is Sarah smith and I work for audley care and today we had to call for paramedics as a customer that we had been found on the flo...

12 October 2018

I want to let her know just how important she was to us

A few nights ago my wife suffered a panic attack. She'd received some bad medical news earlier in the day, and was woken up feeling very ...

10 October 2018

Emergency hospital attention whilst on holiday

My sincerest thanks to staff at Falmouth Hospital who attended to me when I turned up (whilst on holiday) on a Saturday afternoon with ch...

7 October 2018

Last updated on 03 October 2018.

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