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SAS mobile vaccine bus and car hit the road

A Scottish Ambulance Service vaccination car and specially adapted bus have been operating out of Stanley, Perthshire, this week to deliver Covid-19 vaccinations to residents, identified by NHS Tayside, who live in remote and rural areas.

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SAS dispatcher's brave cancer battle

A Scottish Ambulance Service dispatcher and one of Scotland’s youngest breast cancer survivors has spoken of the support she has received from her colleagues during her battle.

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Amazing compassion from SAS crew

The family of a woman who was treated for Covid-19 have sent a heartfelt thanks to the Glasgow crew who brought flowers and champagne for her Diamond Wedding Anniversary only to find out she had sadly passed away.

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QAMs awarded to Scottish Ambulance Service staff members

Two Scottish Ambulance Service staff members have been awarded the Queen’s Ambulance Service Medal in the Queen’s New Year Honours list.

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Stakeholder newsletter - December 23

Welcome to the latest edition of the Scottish Ambulance Service Stakeholder update containing an overview of the latest news from the Service.

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Together Let's Care for your Mental Health

NHS 24, Police Scotland and the Scottish Ambulance Service are working together to support mental health and wellbeing for people across Scotland ahead of the Festive Season 2020.  After a year like no other for the people of Scotland and our NHS and emergency services, the Together Let’s Care for your Mental Health campaign aims to raise awareness of a range of mental health information and services that support mental health.

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Mum thanks Service after birth at home

A first time mum has thanked the Scottish Ambulance Service staff who helped her deliver her first child in her bathroom.

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Ambulance staff to share base with SFRS

AMBULANCE service staff based in Linlithgow have relocated to Bo’ness Fire Station in a move which will benefit patients in the area.

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Defib Donation

Thanks very much to Taylor Wimpey West Scotland for donating a Public Access Defibrillator (PAD) to the Bothwell and Uddingston Community First Responder Group.

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Stakeholder Newsletter - 09/11/2020

Welcome to the latest edition of the Scottish Ambulance Service Stakeholder update containing an overview of the latest news from the Service. Please contact us, replying to this email address, if you have any comments or suggestions.

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Funding for more ambulances and staff

Additional funding of up to £11 million is being given to the Scottish Ambulance Service to help improve capacity and resilience this winter.

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John Burnham awarded QAM

Well done to John Burnham, Associate Director of Care Quality & Professional Development, Scottish Ambulance Service, for being awarded the Queen's Ambulance Service Medal