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Rewarding our Mobile Testing Unit staff with a new education opportunity

The Scottish Ambulance Service has teamed up with West Lothian College to promote a new Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ) in health and social care for staff working at our Mobile Testing Units (MTUs).

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Grounded pilot signs up to work for Mobile Testing Units

A commercial airline pilot who found himself unemployed as a result of the pandemic is now helping to fight Covid by working at one of the Scottish Ambulance Service’s Mobile Testing Units (MTUs).

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Mum thanks "amazing" emergency responders after baby Leo breaks leg

A mum has thanked the two “amazing” emergency responders who took care of her seven-month-old baby after he broke his leg.

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New Funding to Help Deliver a Net-Zero Fleet

Plans for the Scottish Ambulance Service’s full fleet of vehicles to become carbon-free are one step closer, following a successful bid for additional funding from The Scottish Government, through the Transport Scotland Switched on Fleets initiative.

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Ambitious Plan to Increase Cardiac Arrest Survival Launched

Embargoed - 00:01 Wednesday 24 March 2021

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A New Initiative to Help Those in Mental Health Distress

A new initiative to help provide the best support response in reaching people with mental health challenges is set to be launched in the coming weeks.

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Sporting Legends support MND fundraising run

A Scottish Ambulance Service technician has organised a charity run from Stirling Castle to Edinburgh Castle to raise awareness of Motor Neuron Disease (MND) after losing his dad to the disease.

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Shaun, 9, awarded 'Special Bravery' certificate

What a fantastic effort by young Shaun Ramsay, aged 9, who called an ambulance for his mum after she had a seizure.

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Ellon crew were "brilliant"

Well done to the Ellon crew of Keir Lynch and Andrew Keenan for assisting a man who injured himself after falling on a knife

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Covid vaccine bus continues tour

A Scottish Ambulance Service vaccination bus has hit the road again to deliver the Covid-19 vaccine to residents in the rural and remote areas of the Highlands.