North West Ambulance Service: Cumbria Office

Service : North West Ambulance Service: Cumbria Office
Organisation: North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Full service description:

North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust provides 24 hour, 365 days a year accident and emergency services to those in need of emergency medical treatment and transport.

Highly skilled staff provide life-saving care to patients in the community and take people to hospital or a place of care if needed.

North West Ambulance Service also provides non-emergency patient transport services for those patients who require non-emergency transport to and from hospital and who are unable to travel unaided because of their medical condition or clinical need.

Alongside the other emergency services, North West Ambulance Service also works to ensure the safety of the public and treatment of patients in the event of a major incident.

North West Ambulance Service delivers the NHS 111 service in the North West. NHS 111 replaced NHS Direct in 2013. This service was introduced to make it easier for people to access local NHS healthcare services in England. It provides non-emergency medical help fast, and is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

North West Ambulance Service plays an important role in advising patients and the public about staying safe and healthy.

Age range: All ages
Opening times: 24 hours a day
7 days a week
Facilities: Home based
Location: Salkeld Hall
Infirmary Street
Post code: CA2 7AN
Telephone: 01228 403000
Fax: 01228 403027
Area served check all that apply: Northwest, Lancashire & South Cumbria, Cumbria
Information last updated: 14/07/2017