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Over 300 assaults on ambulance staff

More than 300 Scottish Ambulance Service staff have been physically or verbally abused in the past year according to latest statistics.

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Trophy launched to honour Still Game actor and Paramedic

A memorial trophy to honour former Still Game Actor and Scottish Ambulance Service paramedic Stevie Allen has been launched in the Borders.

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Edinburgh Technician speaks of cancer battle

A Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) staff member diagnosed with cancer has spoken about his experience to encourage more people to be aware of the condition, know the risks and seek help early if they have concerns.

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One year milestone of Scottish Ambulance Service’s Integrated Clinical Hub

Around 18,000 ambulance journeys have been avoided in the past four months thanks to the Scottish Ambulance Service’s new Integrated Clinical Hub (ICH).

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One year milestone of Scottish Ambulance Service’s Integrated Clinical Hub

Around 18,000 ambulance journeys have been avoided in the past four months thanks to the Scottish Ambulance Service’s new Integrated Clinical Hub (ICH).

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Media invite - SAS Integrated Clinical Hub

The Scottish Ambulance Service is holding a press call on Monday where Michael Matheson, Cabinet Secretary for NHS Recovery, Health and Social Care, will hear of the success of the Scottish Ambulance Service’s Integrated Clinical Hub.

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Media invite - SAS Annual Review

The Scottish Ambulance Service is holding its Annual Review tomorrow (Wednesday 13 December 2023).

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SAS boosts mental health services after successful pilot

The use of a dedicated vehicle to respond to mental health emergencies is being expanded in Inverness following a successful pilot of the initiative, the Scottish Ambulance Service has announced.

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Dad brought back to life after cardiac arrest during football friendly

TWO Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) staff members along with several bystanders saved the life of a dad after he suffered a cardiac arrest during a football friendly.

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Press Call: SAS boosts mental health services after successful pilot

When: Monday 11 December, 13.45
Where: Inverness Cathedral, 15 Ardross Street, Inverness IV3 5NS

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Fife dad thanks SAS staff who saved his life after two cardiac arrests

A Fife dad who had a cardiac arrest at a gym has thanked the ambulance service staff who helped saved his life.

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Scottish Ambulance Service Prepares for Winter

The Scottish Ambulance Service is bringing in a range of extra initiatives this winter, including new frontline staff, ambulances and enhancements to 999 call centre operations.