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Scottish Ambulance Service

Press Call: Cabinet Secretary officially opens new £1.5 million Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) special operations training and logistics facility.

When: Monday 12 June, 11.20am

Where: Unit 5, Newbridge One Industrial Park, Cliftonhall Road, Newbridge, Edinburgh, EH28 8PW

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Husband of SAS staff member who passed away, 24, running marathon to honour wife's Bucket List

The husband of a Scottish Ambulance Service paramedic is raising money for the cancer charity which supported his wife before she passed away.

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Five West Lothian SAS staff members to attempt Three Peaks Challenge

Five Scottish Ambulance Service staff members from West Lothian are taking part in the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge, aiming to complete it twice in 24 hours of walking, to raise money for TASC (The Ambulance Staff Charity). 

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Graham on ‘emotional’ Hawick Ambulance Station visit as Scottish Building Society make Player of the Month donation

Edinburgh Rugby and Scotland star Darcy Graham presented Hawick Ambulance Station with a donation of £500 and a signed match jersey to thank the hero Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) staff who saved his brother’s life after a horror crash.

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Scottish Ambulance Service dad tells of cancer battle

A Dumfries-based dad of two who was diagnosed with prostate cancer two weeks before Christmas is raising awareness following his two-year fight.

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Scottish Ambulance Service Air Ambulance celebrates 90 years

The Scottish Ambulance Service Air Ambulance is celebrating 90 years of providing vital life-saving services to some of Scotland’s most remote and rural locations this week.

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Man reunited with SAS staff who saved his life

A man who had a cardiac arrest after a game of squash four years ago has been reunited with the crew who saved his life.

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Multi service training exercise to train new staff to deal with RTC

The Scottish Ambulance Service, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and Police Scotland held a training exercise in the Borders recently for students and new recruits to practice responding to a road traffic collision (RTC).

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Record recruitment at Scottish Ambulance Service

The Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) has recruited a record 1,388 staff and introduced 52 additional ambulances in the past three years as part of its Demand and Capacity Programme.

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All Scottish Ambulance Service crews now trained in distributing Naloxone

All active crews at the Scottish Ambulance Service have now been trained to supply life-saving Take Home Naloxone (THN) kits.

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SAS bike squad to be deployed at Six Nations

Scottish Ambulance Service emergency responders are to be deployed on bikes for this weekend’s Six Nations match with Italy.

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Scottish Ambulance Service appoints new Chief Executive

The Scottish Ambulance Service today welcomed the appointment of Michael Dickson OBE as its new Chief Executive.