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Nearly 50% of 999 calls being managed out with Emergency Departments

The Scottish Ambulance Service is managing nearly 50% of the 999 calls it receives without the need to take patients to Emergency Departments across Scotland.

Pauline Howie, Professor Jill Pell and Tom Steele

SAS and the University of Glasgow Enter into a New Strategic Partnership

The Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) and the University of Glasgow have entered into a new strategic partnership that will see the two prominent organisations collaborate in order to address key healthcare challenges.

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First time mum thanks SAS after delivering baby at home

A mum who gave birth to her first child at home has sent a message of thanks to all the Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) staff who helped her deliver her baby boy during the “terrifying” incident.

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.