How many ambulances are on the Isle of Wight?

How many ambulances does Swast have?

We have 94 ambulance stations, three clinical control rooms, six air ambulance bases and two Hazardous Area Response Teams (HART).

What ambulance service covers the Isle of Wight?

The Isle of Wight NHS Trust is an NHS trust which provides physical health, mental health and ambulance services for the Isle of Wight.

How many ambulances are there in Cornwall?

It has 96 ambulance stations and six charity-operated air ambulance bases within its area. The Chief Executive is Will Warrender, who was appointed to the trust during July 2020 after retirement of former Chief Executive Ken Wenman. The trust’s core operations include: Emergency ambulance 999 services.

Why would 2 ambulances be called?

By allowing ambulance call handlers a little more time to determine what is wrong with a patient, it ensures that stroke patients can be identified and that the right vehicle – a two crew ambulance – can be sent out immediately to get the patient to hospital quickly and safely so that they can be treated at a stroke …

What areas do Swast cover?

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.

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Does Isle of Wight have NHS?

The Isle of Wight NHS Trust is the only integrated acute, community, mental health and ambulance health care provider in England.