London Ambulance Service NHS Trust

Who we are

We are the busiest emergency ambulance service in the UK to provide healthcare that is free to patients at the time they receive it. We are also the only London-wide NHS trust.

We have over 4,500 staff, who work across a wide range of roles based in 70 ambulance stations. We serve more than seven million people who live and work in the London area.

Where we are

Our service operates over an area of approximately 620 square miles, from Heathrow in the west to Upminster in the east, and from Enfield in the north to Purley in the south.

What we do

Our main role is to respond to emergency 999 calls, providing medical care to patients across the capital, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Other services we offer include providing pre-arranged patient transport and finding hospital beds. Working with the police and the fire service, we are prepared for dealing with large-scale or major incidents in the capital.