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 40 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

Care on Gould Ward was disappointing

Visited my brother in-law one Sunday afternoon in March, he had been admitted into Jowett Ward on the Friday after a 9 hour wait for an a...

19 March 2019

Recent admission via a&e

I recently developed pain in my chest, called for an ambulance,was taken to TreliskeHospital, Truro, Cornwall. Tests etc; all carried out...

13 March 2019

Excellent paramedic service

My elderly mother-in-law was rendered immobile due to very swollen legs. I am writing to express my gratitude for the professionalism and...

9 March 2019

Ambulance Crew - do a wonderful job

In late January 2 paramedics came out early on Sunday morning as I was unwell and in extreme pain. They came very quickly (within 30 minu...

7 March 2019

Me, fainting whilst riding into work...

On my way to work I suddenly felt unwell and before I could safely stop I fainted over the front of the motorcycle and free-wheeled into ...

27 February 2019

Last updated on 03 October 2018.

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