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Health Secretary opens new Stirling Health & Care Village

Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has officially opened the new £37m Stirling Health and Care Village. The innovative development includes a new GP and Minor Injuries Centre, the Bellfield Centre, a refurbished Outpatient Centre and a new base for the Scottish Ambulance Service which has relocated from its previous site in the Riverside area of the city.

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Motorbike rider thanks crews after crash

A motorbike rider who was seriously injured after crashing into a sheep has thanked the Scottish Ambulance Service staff who came to his aid.

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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).

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Mum thanks SAS after home birth

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

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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.

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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.