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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

Restart a Heart Day

500,000 people trained in CPR!

Half a million people in Scotland have been equipped in vital life-saving CPR since 2015, it was announced today on Restart a Heart Day (October 16)

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Nursery pupils donate to Scottish Ambulance Service

PUPILS at three Dundee nurseries have generously donated crayons and colour pencils to the Scottish Ambulance Service to help crews calm children in distress during emergencies.

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PFPI volunteers needed

Are you interested in helping us to improve Ambulance Services in your community?

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Ambulance crew thanked for top-tier rescue dash

A bride-to-be who almost died following a sepsis attack has thanked the Scottish Ambulance Service crew that saved her life by giving them a special part of her wedding cake.