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Press office - contact information

The work of the ambulance service is clearly of great interest to the media and we are keen to tell you about the excellent clinical care our staff provide to patients on a daily basis.

Therefore, if you are a journalist with a media enquiry, please email us on publicrelations@swast.nhs.uk in the first instance. Alternatively call the SWASFT Press Office on 01392 261649.

For URGENT media enquiries, out-of-hours, you can contact the on-call press officer on 07824 626 312.

Please note: The Press Office out-of-hours number is for URGENT media enquiries only - we are unable to deal with any other general queries.

(For other ways of contacting SWASFT, please go to our Get in touch section)

In order to comply with patient confidentiality, we are unable to provide (unless we have explicit consent from the patient) the following information:

  • Patient names;
  • Patient addresses;
  • Any other details which may lead to the identification of the patient;
  • Condition checks for patients admitted to hospital.

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Thank you!

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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.