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A Fife dad who had a cardiac arrest at a gym has thanked the ambulance service staff who helped saved his life.
The Scottish Ambulance Service is bringing in a range of extra initiatives this winter, including new frontline staff, ambulances and enhancements to 999 call centre operations.
Skye-based cousins, Steve Brealey and Bridget Little, have racked up over 2,000 hours on call as Community First Responders (CFRs) in the Glendale area of Skye.
The Restart a Heart campaign starts on 16 October, a lifesaving initiative aiming to help save more lives across Scotland by teaching people vital resuscitation skills which can be used if someone goes into cardiac arrest.
Over 3,000 people in Scotland have an out of hospital cardiac arrest every year and every second counts. The public can help by dialling 999, starting CPR – or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation - and using a defibrillator it can help save lives.