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Ballater Paramedic running 62 miles in July to raise funds after son’s cancer diagnosis

A Scottish Ambulance Service paramedic is running a total of 62 miles during July to raise money for Cancer Research UK after her son’s Stage 4 bowel cancer diagnosis.

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SAS Expands Drug-related Emergency Initiative After Successful Pilot

An initiative to encourage young people to call 999 in a drug-related emergency is being expanded following a successful pilot, the Scottish Ambulance Service has announced.

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SAS staff member from Peebles first Paramedic to receive The Doctor of Professional Studies academic award.

A Scottish Ambulance Service staff member has become the first paramedic in Scotland to receive The Doctor of Professional Studies academic award.

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VR technology and educational escape rooms used to train over 600 school children in vital lifesaving skills

Over 600 high school students have so far been trained in vital lifesaving skills as part of a groundbreaking pilot training programme using innovative technologies such as virtual reality (VR) and educational escape rooms.

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Press Call: VR technology and educational escape rooms used to train school children in vital lifesaving skills

When: Friday 21 June, 10:45
Where: Shawlands Academy, 31 Moss-side Rd, Glasgow G41 3TR

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King's Ambulance Service Medal recipient announced

A Scottish Ambulance Service staff member who has been instrumental in developing several key projects for SAS has been awarded the King’s Ambulance Service Medal (KAM).

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Scottish Ambulance Service to provide emergency provision at Taylor Swift concerts

The Scottish Ambulance Service will provide emergency provision for one of the biggest concerts to be held in the country – Taylor Swift’s three nights at Murrayfield.

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SAS and St John Scotland partnership to benefit Pitlochry

Life-saving kit which includes vital first aid equipment, oxygen, and a portable AED has been presented to the newly established Pitlochry Community First Responders (CFR) group by St John Scotland.

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SAS emergency responder receives medal for completing six world marathons

A Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) frontline emergency responder has received a prestigious medal after completing six of the world’s major marathons in the past six years.

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Hawick frontline staff to appear on latest episode of Paramedics on Scene

Frontline Hawick staff members from the Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) will appear on a new series of Paramedics on Scene, which airs on Sunday.

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Paramedic recognised at Buckingham Palace for volunteer work

A Scottish Ambulance Service paramedic has been recognised at Buckingham Palace for his volunteer work over the past nine years.

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SAS Paramedic Becomes First Female State Trumpeter

A paramedic in the Scottish Ambulance Service’s Special Operation Response Team (SORT) has become the first female trumpeter of His Majesty’s State Trumpeters of Scotland.