Learning CPR

Learning CPR to Save Lives for Restart a Heart Day

The Scottish Ambulance Service, along with healthcare organisations across the UK, are urging the public to get hands on and learn CPR for Restart a Heart Day.

Jeanne thanks crew who saved her

Jeanne thanks the quick-thinking crew who kept her alive

Jeanne Reilly highlights the importance of learning CPR skill after she had a cardiac arrest in the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh.

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.