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Scottish Ambulance Service

Press Call: Celebrating 25 years of Operation Safety

When: Wednesday 11 October 2023 from 10.30 AM to 11.30AM

Where: DG1 sports Complex in Dumfries 

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Scottish Ambulance Service staff and volunteers awarded for acts of bravery and heroism

A Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) call handler along with SAS volunteers, members of the public and two youngsters have been rewarded for their bravery at this year’s Brave@Heart awards.

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Hoax calls to the Scottish Ambulance Service

The Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) has received more than 200 malicious hoax calls so far this year.

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Mum 'forever grateful' to SAS after giving birth on side of road

A mum of three said she will be “forever grateful” to the two Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) emergency responders who delivered her baby on the side of the road.

R to L Andy Kelly, Calvin Kelly, Julie Cathcart, Carson Kelly, Michael Gillespie, and Sheree Birse.

Parents of two young boys injured in car crash donate £5,000 to the Scottish Ambulance Service

A family whose young boys were seriously injured in a road traffic accident have visited the Scottish Ambulance Service’s Scottish Specialist Transfer and Retrieval (ScotSTAR) base in Glasgow to see a live demonstration of the new training mannequins their £5,000 donation has helped fund.

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SAS Paramedic brings her expertise to Peruvian Jungle communities

A Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) Paramedic has headed into the Peruvian jungle to provide medical support to local communities.


Colleagues of SAS staff member who passed away walking West Highland Way to raise funds for Teenage Cancer Trust

Nine Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) colleagues are raising money for the cancer charity that supported their friend and colleague, Meadhbh Cameron before she passed away.

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Scheduled Care Coordinator turns Stirling man's life around

A man who has spent the past seven Christmases alone after his wife died has been reunited with the Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) staff member who helped turn his life around.

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Mental health practitioners now taking calls in the ACC

The Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) has introduced mental health clinical advisers to its ambulance control centres (ACCs), in an initiative that is the first of its kind in Scotland. 


Ambulance and hospital staff to raise funds for Aoife's Sensory Bus

More than 50 ambulance service and hospital staff will take part in a 96 mile walk to raise funds for Aoife’s Sensory Bus.

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Scottish Ambulance Service receives 10 million calls

More than 10 million people have called the Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) Ambulance Control Centre (ACC) in the past nine years.

Dalkeith paramedic Kimberley Davies with colleague paramedic Scott Redhead

SAS Celebrates International Paramedics Day

The Scottish Ambulance Service is celebrating International Paramedics Day on Saturday 8th July by saying thank you to all their hardworking and dedicated staff, and sharing some of their stories.