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Charity Appeals To Trusts To Ensure End-Of-Life Wishes

A report published today (Friday 31st August 2018) has revealed that Ambulance Trusts across the UK vary significantly in their policies and practices regarding advance care planning documentation. This could result in ambulance crews not…

Help Helps To Fund New Raigmore Hospital Helipad

With over 500 flights each year it’s quite common to see helicopters arriving and taking off from the helipad based at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness and this much used facility is about to undergo an upgrade. The upgrade will allow the…

Show You Care, Wear A Hat For Children’s Palliative Care

The International Children’s Palliative Care Network (ICPCN) has chosen the second Friday in October as a day for raising funds and international awareness of the work of children’s hospices and children’s palliative care services…

Macmillan’s Chief Exec Visits SWASFT Team

The Chief Executive of Macmillan Cancer Support visited a ground-breaking team of ambulance clinicians who have been working on a new joint project which is benefitting patients across the South West who have cancer, palliative care needs…

Cyclists Make The Cut

The UK’s oldest surgical Royal College is switching gears and taking to the road, on the first-ever ‘Cycling Symposium’ across the UK. On behalf of the 500+ year-old Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (www.rcsed.ac.UK), a dozen…

Crowds Flocked To A Sunny Rescue Day 2018

Thousands flocked to 7 Lakes Country Park in Crowle, near Scunthorpe last Saturday (7 July) for Rescue Day 2018. The hot weather continued and crowds were basked in sunshine as they watched emergency and rescue services in action at the…

HELP Donate £250,000 To Kings College Hospital helipad

Robert Bertram, Chief Executive of the HELP Appeal – the only charity in the country dedicated to funding hospital helipads – has presented a cheque for £250,000 to Ian Smith, Chairman of King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. This…

Charities Warn NHS Pay Award Could Hit Hospices Hard

Charities Hospice UK, Together for Short Lives and Marie Curie are warning that a pay rise for NHS staff could have a damaging impact on charitable hospices in England and put vital services at risk unless they receive financial help to…

Support Mersey Police Charity Bike Ride!

Sixteen riders from Merseyside Police are setting off from their headquarters in Liverpool city centre and are cycling up to 200 miles to the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire to raise money for Care of Police Survivors (COPS) –…

Public Raise £700 Towards Ambulance Man’s Stolen Bike

A cheque for £700 has been handed over to SCAS Emergency Care Assistant, Rob Blakley to put towards a new bike. All the money was raised through a Crowdfunder appeal online after Rob’s custom-built NS Soda bike (worth around £1,500) was…