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Welcome to SWASFT

Press office

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) responds to around 2,500 emergency incidents a day.

Although every patient is important to us, we focus on providing information to the media about very serious incidents the public may need to be aware of. This means we don't usually provide details about less serious incidents, nor general sightings of our ambulances and air ambulances. We cannot provide details about patients we attend at private addresses, confirm deaths, nor provide condition updates on patients no longer in our care. 

We do consider other media enquiries, as well as interview and filming requests. 

If you are a journalist with a media enquiry, please email or call 0300 369 0135.

For urgent out-of-hours enquiries, please call 0300 369 0021

To see our latest news, click here

For non-media enquiries, please:

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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: