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Fun day held after paramedic's diagnosis

A paramedic’s shock diagnosis with a brain tumour has inspired a community charity fun day.

Dougie Henderson, 51, was given the life-changing news last November after the dad-of-two started to feel unwell.

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Dad uses earphones for tot's delivery

A quick-thinking dad who delivered his baby daughter at home on the bathroom floor used his Apple headphones to tie off the tot’s umbilical cord.


Family helped out of car before vehicle explodes

A Scottish Ambulance Service control centre worker has been praised for assisting a family from their car moments before it burst into flames on the M8.


Help us celebrate our achievements and vote for your ambulance hero!

The Scottish Ambulance Service is asking you to nominate an individual or team in its Staff and Volunteer Awards who you feel has gone beyond the call of duty to deliver excellent service.


Meet the team

Seeing a patient resuscitated from a cardiac arrest is the “best thing” a paramedic can experience, says Dawn Bowie.


Newly Scottish Ambulance Service Chair appointed

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport Shona Robison has appointed a new Chair to lead the Scottish Ambulance Service.

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Queens award

A Paramedic who has been with the Scottish Ambulance Service for 35 years has been awarded the Queen’s Ambulance Service Medal.