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SAS gives Covid a kick as it delivers 10k vaccines

The Scottish Ambulance Service’s vaccination bus has celebrated a huge milestone - the delivery of 10,000 vaccines to individuals across the country, as part of Scotland’s national vaccination programme.  

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Press Call – Hampden Park, Wednesday 28th July

The Scottish Ambulance Service is holding a press call with the Scottish Government to celebrate the delivery of 10,000 vaccines across Scotland from the Services’ vaccination bus.

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Ensuring more people can use defibrillators and CPR to save lives

With increased awareness over the weekend on how CPR and defibrillators can save lives, the Scottish Ambulance Service is working with Save a Life for Scotland (SALFS) to ensure more people know what to do when they witness someone suffering a cardiac arrest.

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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.