Jamie Pattison

SORT paramedic selected to join UK’s International Search and Rescue Medical Team

Jamie Pattison, a Paramedic with Alpha team at North SORT has been selected to join the United Kingdom’s International Search and Rescue Medical Team (UKISAR UMT). Jamie becomes the first paramedic in Scotland to be selected for the team.

A member of the public practicing CPR on a dummy

Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest survival rates at their highest level

Survival rates for cardiac arrest patients who have been treated with a public access defibrillator has improved to one in ten people, a new report from the Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) has revealed.

Matt with Christopher and Stuart

Man crushed by forklift thanks his rescuers

An Aberdeen man who was crushed by a forklift has met the ambulance crew who came to his rescue, to thank them for their help in saving his life.


Woman meets SAS responder who saved her life

A woman who had a cardiac arrest in the Botanic Gardens has been reunited with one of the Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) staff members who saved her life.