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Former airline staff boost 999 capacity

Cabin crew workers who lost their jobs when the airline Flybe went out of business have been recruited to work as call handlers for the Scottish Ambulance Service.

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Death in Service

Pauline Howie, Chief Executive of the Scottish Ambulance Service, said: “It is with very great sadness to report the news that one of our dear colleagues from the Scottish Ambulance Service has tragically passed away after contracting COVID-19.

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Mum thanks SAS after Xmas Eve birth

A young mum says she will be forever in debt to the Scottish Ambulance Service staff who saved her baby’s life.

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SAS thanks Frankie!

The Service would like to send a very big thanks to eight year old Frankie Tuckwell from Aberdeen, who is running an amazing 100km over three weeks to raise money for the Scottish Ambulance Service.

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Couple give thanks

Janet said if not for the ambulance service her husband would not be here today - brilliant work by everyone involved.

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Logan reunited with trauma teddy

Lovely story - a young boy has been reunited with his trauma teddy

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Hero call taker helps home birth

Fantastic compliment we received for one of our call takers – young Thomas was welcomed into the world six days earlier than expected at home thanks to the ACC staff member and ambulance crew.

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New technology to aid COVID-19 air transfers

The Scottish Ambulance Service is utlilising the latest medical technology to aid in the safe transfer of COVID-19 patients using air ambulance.

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Mum thanks SAS after collapsing at gym

A mum said she owes her life to the Scottish Ambulance Service when she collapsed at the gym after being struck down with an exercise-related medical condition.

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Health Secretary opens new Stirling Health & Care Village

Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has officially opened the new £37m Stirling Health and Care Village. The innovative development includes a new GP and Minor Injuries Centre, the Bellfield Centre, a refurbished Outpatient Centre and a new base for the Scottish Ambulance Service which has relocated from its previous site in the Riverside area of the city.

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Motorbike rider thanks crews after crash

A motorbike rider who was seriously injured after crashing into a sheep has thanked the Scottish Ambulance Service staff who came to his aid.