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Mum's "heartfelt thanks"

The mum of a young boy has sent a “heartfelt thanks” to the emergency responders who assisted her son after he had a seizure at nursery.

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MEET THE TEAM - North Arran First Responders

Since the ambulance service launched its Community First Responder initiative more than 15 years ago, more than 160 schemes have been set up across Scotland.

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"Massive" thanks from dad of baby Conan

We received a lovely message from the dad of a baby who spent several days in an incubator after he was flown from Kirkwall to Glasgow by our #SCOTSTAR team.

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Burns victim thanks Scottish Ambulance Service for saving life

A man who suffered serious burns after ‘catching fire’ for a whole minute has thanked ambulance staff for helping to save his life.

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Farewell to Sue

Reflecting on her time within the Service, Sue said she has many highlights. However, three stand out.

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Fundraising drive for ‘inspirational’ youngster

A Scottish Ambulance Service paramedic is raising £10,000 following his young daughter’s courageous four-year battle with a brain tumour.

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MEET THE TEAM- Jack McIntyre

Jack McIntyre works as an Ambulance Care Assistant and is based in Cupar.

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Scotland celebrates creating a Nation of Lifesavers

Around 50,000 youngsters in Scotland are set to be taught CPR in the classroom every year thanks to a national campaign by British Heart Foundation (BHF) Scotland.

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Man brutally assaulted reunited with crew who saved his life

A lorry driver left with a severe brain injury and shattered jaw following a brutal street attack has been reunited with the Scottish Ambulance Service paramedics who saved his life

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Annual Review 2018

The Scottish Ambulance Service is holding an Annual Review for 2017/18 on Monday at the Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel. The public session begins at 14:00 and is chaired by the Minister for Public Health, Joe Fitzpatrick.

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£12,000 raised for Public Access Defibrillators on the Isle of Islay

A PARAMEDIC has helped raise over £12,000 for seven Public Access Defibrillators (PADs) on the Isle of Islay.

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Man crushed by forklift thanks Scottish Ambulance Service

Gordon Taylor, 55, of Cowdenbeath, was working at a paper mill in Leslie when the horrific accident happened.