Welcome to SWASFT

Meet the crew

what is your emergency

Operators

These people will answer the phone and ask you which service you need.

If you need an ambulance, say ambulance

ambulance care handlers

Ambulance call handlers

These are the people that answer the phone when you call us

They will ask you questions to get you the right help

clinical advisors

Clinical advisors

These are the people that may contact you to discuss your clinical needs over the phone

paramedics

Paramedics

These are the people that come to help you

paramedics medical bag They have had lots of training to help make you better; they carry a medical bag
clinical care assistants

Emergency care assistants

These are the staff that work with the paramedics to help make you better.

They can drive the ambulance and provide care and use some equipment

ambulance technicians

Technicians

These staff could work together to make you better.

They can drive the ambulance and provide care and use some equipment

ambulance car assistants

Ambulance care assistants

They drive our scheduled care ambulances and help people get to and from hospital

South Western Ambulance Charity logo

South Western Ambulance Charity

The South Western Ambulance Charity, founded in 1995, uses gifted monies to benefit those in our communities who use our service and to improve the welfare of the staff and volunteers of the South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust. 

Our charitable support covers Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire including Bristol and Swindon.

If you would like to show your appreciation for the care that you or your loved one has received from us in the form of a charitable donation please visit our online giving website: http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/charities/SWASC.