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Welcome to SWASFT



How do I get involved?

Due to the large geography of SWASFT the network will initially run be run and managed through a Facebook group in which members of staff share ideas, advertise events and access information.

The network can be contacted via the confidential email address A distribution list will be maintained to keep you informed of activities. You can also visit the National Ambulance LGBT network website here.

What we aim to do

  • Share an understanding of the experiences of LGBT staff and patients
  • To celebrate difference and diversity through internal communications and involvement in key regional PRIDE events across all sectors of SWASFT
  • To provide support and signposting mechanisms for staff
  • To support the public message in LGBT communities and help identify service delivery issues for the community 

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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: Donate to South Western Ambulance Charity | Give as you Live Donate