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AMBULANCE SERVICE URGES THE PUBLIC TO STAY SAFE IN THE SUN THIS BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND

SOUTH Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) is preparing for another busy Bank Holiday weekend and is reminding people to choose well and only call 999 in an emergency.

The Trust is expecting more than 7,500 incidents over the Bank Holiday weekend, an increase of almost 300 compared to the same period in 2016. Saturday is expected to be the busiest day of the weekend with an anticipated 3,000 incidents. With the warm weather set to continue extra precaution should be taken.

25 May 2017
AMBULANCE SERVICE WANTS TO THANK BYSTANDER WHO GAVE CPR

The South Western Ambulance Service paramedic crew at Bath station want to say thank you to the bystander who helped give CPR to a patient in cardiac arrest at an incident near the junction of London Road and Walcot Street, Bath during rush hour this morning (17 May 2017).

17 May 2017
GEORGE MEETS THE RESCUE TEAM

Sixty-nine-year-old George Walton is more used to taking people to hospital than having to go himself, but last December it was his turn to be saved by the quick thinking security staff at The Shires Shopping Centre, Trowbridge and paramedic teams. 

17 May 2017
SIGNIFICANT IMPROVEMENT TO NHS111 SERVICE IN DORSET AND CORNWALL

Responding to the Care Quality Commission’s quality report on NHS 111 services in Dorset and Cornwall, including the Isles of Scilly, published today (27 April 2017), Ken Wenman, Chief Executive, South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust says:

“We welcome this report from the CQC and in particular its acknowledgement of the significant improvements it found following a number of inspections last year.  Three of the five ratings made by the CQC are now ‘good’ and the report features many endorsements of the achievements of our NHS 111 team."

 

27 April 2017
AMBULANCE SERVICE PREPARES FOR ANOTHER BUSY BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND

SOUTH Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) is preparing for another busy Bank Holiday weekend and is reminding people to choose well and only call 999 in an emergency.

The Trust is expecting more than 8,100 incidents over the Bank Holiday weekend, an extra 200 when compared with the same period last year. Sunday is expected to be the busiest day with more than 2,900 incidents predicted.

27 April 2017
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AMBULANCE SERVICE URGES THE PUBLIC TO STAY SAFE IN THE SUN THIS BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND
SOUTH Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) is preparing for another busy Bank Holiday weekend and is reminding people to choose well and only call 999 in an emergency. The Trust is expecting more than 7,500 incidents over the Bank Holiday weekend, an increase of almost 300 compared to the same period in 2016. Saturday is expected to be the busiest day of the weekend with an anticipated 3,000 incidents. With the warm weather set to continue extra precaution should be taken.
25/05/2017

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