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SAS staff save life of man after cardiac arrest at Old Firm match

The mum of a man who had a cardiac arrest at an Old Firm game has thanked Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) responders who saved her son’s life.

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Official opening of co-location at Clarkston

The official opening of a new co-located Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) response and training facility at Scottish Fire and Rescue Service’s Clarkston Community Fire Station was held on Thursday (21 July 2022).

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Kilbirnie ambulance station opens its doors to the public

Members of the public will have the opportunity to visit Kilbirnie ambulance station on Saturday 20th August to find out more about their local emergency services.

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Boost for Lothian: SAS staff move into fire station base (resending with updated pictures)

Over 20 ambulance staff have co-located to Edinburgh’s McDonald Road Fire Station in a move which will benefit patients in Edinburgh and its surrounding areas.

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New data reveals worrying number of assaults on emergency workers

Over the last six months, the Scottish Ambulance Service’s (SAS) emergency workers have suffered from almost 150 verbal and physical assaults, new data from the Service reveals.

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Mum praises Scottish Ambulance Service staff during the “scariest moment of her life”

A mum from Dumbarton has praised the Scottish Ambulance Service staff who came to her baby’s aid during the “scariest moment of her life”.

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Public called to provide input into 2030 Strategy

The Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) is asking the public to share their views on its draft 2030 strategy as it looks to shape its service to meet the needs of a changing population.

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SAS emergency responders awarded MBEs in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours

Two Scottish Ambulance Service emergency responders have been awarded MBEs in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours for their voluntary work.

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Resilience Manager awarded the Queen’s Ambulance Medal (QAM)

A Resilience Manager who leads on preparing the Scottish Ambulance Service for major incidents has been awarded the Queen’s Ambulance Medal (QAM).  

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Edinburgh cabbies sign up to carry naloxone as part of a SAS campaign

The Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) has launched an initiative with Edinburgh’s Central Taxis to equip its taxi drivers with the life-saving drug naloxone, which temporarily reverses the effects of an opioid overdose.  

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Press Call: Edinburgh cabbies sign up to carry naloxone as part of a SAS campaign

The Scottish Ambulance Service is holding a press call with Edinburgh Central Taxis to mark a new collaboration to equip its taxi drivers with the life-saving drug Naloxone, which temporarily reverses the effects of an opioid overdose.