We are pleased to announce that the following members of BASICS South West schemes have been awarded the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of their service in pre-hospital emergency care.
- SAVES: Drs Shirley Gover, James Hickman and Chris Krasucki
- TACTICS: Drs David Hillebrandt, Stephen Myers, Simon Scott-Hayward and Andy Smith
- PLIMS: Drs Marc Epps, Tony Golding-Cook, Ian Higginson and Ian Morris
- BASICS Cornwall: Drs David Ashton-Cleary, Jeremy Mawer and Matthew Stead
BASICS South West was formed in March 2010 as an umbrella group for the immediate care schemes who work with South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust.
These schemes include SAVES (Somerset), PLIMS (Plymouth and surrounding area of South Devon) TACTICS (Remainder of Devon) and BASICS Cornwall. They are part of a larger network of immediate care schemes across the UK which operate under the umbrella of the national organisation BASICS
PLIMS (Plymouth Locality Immediate Medical Support) doctors have been responding to serious trauma and medical emergencies for over twenty years.
Our members are drawn from the fields of Primary Care and Emergency Medicine. We cover a diverse urban and rural area which includes Plymouth,
SW Devon and SE Cornwall.
BASICS Cornwall aims to bring high-quality, advanced emergency care to the people of Cornwall. Our members are all volunteer Doctors - GPs, Anaesthetists and Emerergency Department physicians. We collaborate on audit, training and education within the group and with our colleagues in the Ambulance Service.
Provides services in North and East Devon.