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Matthew and Lisa

Dad’s heartfelt letter to SAS crews after horror crash

A dad trapped in his car for an hour while emergency services frantically tried to pull him from the wreckage of a horror crash has sent a heartfelt letter to the Scottish Ambulance Service crews who saved his life

Maria Anderson

Paralysed pensioner’s family grateful to ambulance team

The daughter of a pensioner left paralysed after falling down the stairs said her mum wouldn’t be alive today if not for the Scottish Ambulance Service.

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Defibrillator appeal for Restart a Heart Day

The Scottish Ambulance Service has today issued an appeal for more members of the public to learn vital CPR skills to mark Restart a Heart Day.

Chris Prior

Motorbike rider "lucky to be alive"

An HR worker who thought he was going to die after flying from his motorbike after a collision with a van has praised the SAS emergency responders who came to his aid.

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Mum praises Scottish Ambulance Service “angels”

A mum says she will be forever grateful to the Scottish Ambulance Service “angels” who saved her child’s life.

Michael Hallsworth

Horror crash biker thanks ambulance life savers

A motorbike rider who almost died after smashing into a telecom box has praised the two paramedics who saved his life.

Craig Levein

Hearts manager thanks SAS

Hearts manager Craig Levein has thanked “the paramedics for everything they did for me".

 

Fiona and Joanne

Couple praise paramedics

The wife of a woman who collapsed after accidentally overdosing on medication has praised the Scottish Ambulance Service emergency responders who rushed to the couple’s home.

Luke and Laura

Mum delivers child in hospital car park

A mum has praised the Scottish Ambulance Service emergency responders who helped her deliver her child in the car park of a hospital.

Stephen Nardone

Man thanks crew for saving his life

A retired financial worker had emergency CPR performed on him after collapsing at a primary school nativity play.

Ashleigh

Mum inspired to become paramedic after birth of first child

A mum says she has been inspired to carry out her dream of becoming a paramedic after having her first child delivered at home by Scottish Ambulance Service emergency responders.

Mike Armstrong

Ambulance care assistant competes in championships

An ambulance care assistant for the Scottish Ambulance Service has competed for Great Britain in the 2018 World Hang Gliding Championships.