The Cornwall Ambulance Service has one significant ambition:

To support the transformation of the urgent healthcare service in Cornwall, improving people’s experiences and outcomes in their time of need, trusted by one and all.

Better care with solutions to support the NHS Long Term Plan
Supporting Commissioners to be innovative, agile and brave when identifying solutions to current and emerging urgent care needs that fall between traditional emergency ambulance and routine GP services.
Sustainability through innovative urgent care services
We understand the demands on the healthcare system in Cornwall and have created solutions to help alleviate the pressure on the emergency ambulance service, enabling that service to concentrate on responding to life threatening 999 calls.
Leaders and experts in the provision of urgent care
Cornwall Ambulance Service is managed and delivered by extremely experienced paramedics. We provide a level of skilled clinician and vehicles not provided by routine transport services.


Our Services

We create solutions to identified current health care needs that fall between traditional emergency ambulance and routine GP services. Examples of the services we are able to offer:

Infectious disease community testing services

Cornwall Ambulance Service are specialist providers of small and large scale community testing operations with a proven track record of high-output and patient-centred operations across Cornwall. desc

Training & development

Our team are able to deliver a wide range of formal courses, as well as bespoke options for smaller organisations or individuals. desc

Event and Major Incident Operations

Our team of experienced Command and Control Ambulance, Police and Fire service experts provide strategic consultation to allow rapid mobilisation of drive-through, walk-through and mobile testing solutions for infectious disease. desc

Falls Response Service

A 24/7 response to provide a skilled clinician to non-emergency falls, preventing further harm and unplanned hospital admissions. desc

Urgent Community Response Service

A 24/7 service to meet the expectations of the NHS Long Term Plan with a 2 hour response by a skilled clinician keeping people safe, well and independent at home. desc

Urgent Transfer Service

Our Urgent Transfer Service will divert demand for clinical conveyance away from the 999 emergency ambulance service, enabling them to respond to life threatening emergencies. desc

Specialist Transfer and Retrieval Service

Our Specialist Transfer and Retrieval Service will assist in alleviating acute-bed and 999-ambulance service pressure by transferring patients requiring further care to specialist out of county resources. desc