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SAS call handler wins Dispatcher of the Year

An Ambulance Control Centre (ACC) Call Hander for the Scottish Ambulance Service has been named UK Emergency Medical Dispatcher of the Year, following his involvement in helping deliver a baby over the phone.

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Vaccination bus set to visit Royal Conservatoire, Glasgow

Students at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS) in Glasgow will have the chance to ensure they are vaccinated against Covid-19, as the Scottish Ambulance Service’s drop-in vaccination bus is set to visit the campus tomorrow (29th September).

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Vaccination bus visits Scottish Border campus

The Scottish Ambulance Service’s vaccination bus is visiting Borders College in Galashiels today and tomorrow (Thursday 16th and Friday 17th September) to ensure students have the chance to receive their Covid-19 vaccine.

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Three new mobile vaccination buses target students across Scotland

A new vaccination bus, operated by the Scottish Ambulance Service, is visiting City of Glasgow College today (8 September 2020), to ensure students have the chance to receive their Covid-19 vaccine.

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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).