An ambulance going to an emergency

Call handler 'saved my husband's life'

A woman who performed CPR on her husband has sent a heartfelt thanks to the call handler who saved his life after giving instructions over the phone.

Ambulance in the north of Scotland

14 new ambulance posts set to be introduced to reduce on-call working

Fourteen new ambulances posts are set to be introduced in the North and West regions of Scotland to reduce on-call working, as part of the announcement of an extra £20m of funding by the Scottish Government.

Alfie presented with his certificate

Fifteen-year-old local hero presented with SAS certificate

A fifteen-year-old from Aberdeen has been presented with a Certificate of Commendation from the Scottish Ambulance Service, following his brave actions in saving a young girl, which earned him a Local Hero Award at the Inspiring Aberdeen Awards 2021.

Neil Hardy wins dispatcher of the year

SAS call handler wins Dispatcher of the Year

An Ambulance Control Centre (ACC) Call Hander for the Scottish Ambulance Service has been named UK Emergency Medical Dispatcher of the Year, following his involvement in helping deliver a baby over the phone.

Crew thanked for helping to deliver baby in car

This World Patient Safety Day we're acknowledging our SAS colleagues who contribute to safe maternal and newborn care.