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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.  

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SAS Launches Air Ambulance Service Consultation

The Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) has today (13 April) launched a public consultation which will inform the re-procurement of its Air Ambulance Service prior to its renewal.

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Extra staff and resources for West Lothian

The Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) is boosting its ambulance provision in West Lothian as part of its Demand and Capacity Programme.

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SAS makes the pledge for those with visible differences to be seen and heard

The Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) has made a commitment to raise awareness and promote equality in the workplace for those who have visible differences and disfigurements.

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Scottish Ambulance Service recruits in record numbers

The Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) has continued to increase its staffing and resources at pace this year as part of its Demand and Capacity Programme.

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Parents thank call handler who saved the life of their newborn son

The parents of a baby who was born premature in a Fife Air BnB have thanked the Scottish Ambulance Service call handler who helped save his life.

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Press Call: New Boost for SAS's Mental Health Provision

The Scottish Ambulance Service is holding a press call in Dundee to welcome the Mental Wellbeing Minister Kevin Stewart, where he will have a chance to view the Mental Health Triage car and find out about SAS’s mental health provisions.

 

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New boost for SAS’s mental health provision

The Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) is boosting its mental health resources, with the recruitment of 21 new mental health staff, and the continuation of the successful Mental Health Triage cars in Dundee, Glasgow and Inverness.

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Press Call - Dundee

The Scottish Ambulance Service is holding a press call in Dundee to welcome the Mental Wellbeing Minister Kevin Stewart, where he will have a chance to view the Mental Health Triage car and find out about SAS’s mental health provisions.

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Young Benji's heroic act to call 999 for his mum

A six year old has been rewarded with a bravery certificate from the Scottish Ambulance Service for calling 999 for his mum during an emergency.

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Man's emotional reunion with SAS lifesaver

An 85 year old man who survived a cardiac arrest after collapsing in the street has spoken of his emotional reunion with one of the Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) emergency responders who saved his life.