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Mental health support champion awarded Queen’s medal

A Scottish Ambulance Service paramedic who has campaigned for better mental health support for staff has been awarded the prestigious Queen’s Ambulance Service Medal (QAM).

Lisa Elder with Ollie

Mum thanks SAS after home birth

A mum has praised the Scottish Ambulance Service after she delivered her baby at home


Inspiring ambulance staff celebrated

Scottish Ambulance Service staff and volunteers from across the country were celebrated at the Service’s annual awards last night for their dedication and commitment.

Jordan and crew

Chef meets crew who saved life after horror crash

A chef seriously injured in a crash, breaking several bones, has been reunited with three emergency responders who saved his life.


Distress Brief Intervention (DBI) wins award

Well done to the Distress Brief Intervention (DBI) programme team who won the Care for Mental Health Award at this month’s Scottish Health Awards.


Audit observer - volunteer needed!

Are you interested in helping our audit teams to improve infection prevention and control for the Scottish Ambulance Service in North Scotland?

Carl and Karl Zimmerman

Father and son praise ambulance crew for swift response

A doting son who saved his dad’s life using CPR after pulling him from a crashed car has thanked the Scottish Ambulance Service for their “amazing” support.


Paramedic degree programme set to boost patient care

A degree that enhances patient care and boosts training opportunities for budding Paramedics will be delivered at five different universities across Scotland, it was announced today.

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Baby Bella meets Tayside ambulance crew who swooped to the rescue

A baby girl born on the bathroom floor after an emergency labour has been presented with a birthday gift by the Tayside ambulance crew that delivered her.


Shetland becomes first Scottish island to host purpose-built station for blue light partners

Today (Monday, November 4) sees the official opening of a purpose-built station for blue light partners in Shetland, which is the first of its kind on any Scottish island.

Mental Health

Survey on the Scottish Ambulance Service’s new Mental Health Strategy opens

The Scottish Ambulance Service is developing a 10-year Mental Health Strategy and would like to hear what is important to you in shaping this strategy.