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First Aid Friday - Courses

First Aid Friday - Courses

January 11, 2019

This First Aid Friday, we're looking at the variety of courses that Ambulance Scotland's trainers can offer you. Our catalogue of first aid courses includes: …
Emergency First Aid at Work 1 Day
First Aid at Work 3 days
First Aid at Work Requalification 2 days
Annual Refresher ½ day
Paediatric 1 day
Automated External Defibrillator ½ day

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Positive Patient Feedback

Positive Patient Feedback

January 7, 2019

We are always delighted to receive positive feedback from patients and customers. Recently we received this letter of thanks from a patient:
"I was treated by some of your colleagues after having an epileptic seizure followed by a syncope.
They were extremely friendly and put me completely at ease. I felt reassured as they talked me through everything that they planned to do. T…

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Acid Attack - First Aid Advice

Acid Attack - First Aid Advice

December 28, 2018

Remove! Remove! Remove!

Acid attacks in the UK and across the world are on the rise. They're a saddening reality on our streets and increasingly the events industry are looking at ways to combat this sickening offence. Updated guidance released this year encourages bystanders and those exposed to hazardous chemicals as part of an acid attack they should:
  1. Remove yourself from the…

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Choking Infant - First Aid Advice

Choking Infant - First Aid Advice

December 21, 2018

First Aid Advice for a Choking Infant (Child <1 year)

Check out this recent news story from across the pond in Florida, USA. An infant was choking on a piece of food when two police officers intervened to provide life saving first aid to the child. Here's some top tips from our first aid team on how to help a choking child under the age of 1 year:
  • If the piece of food/object …

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Ambulance cover donation to Sleep In The Park

Ambulance cover donation to Sleep In The Park

December 18, 2018

Ambulance Scotland was proud to provide event A&E ambulance cover with HCPC Paramedics and IHCD Technicians to Social Bite's Sleep In The Park on the 8th of December 2018. This event took place in 4 Scottish cities simultaneously (Glasgow, Aberdeen, Dundee and Edinburgh) and was in aid of efforts to end homelessness in Scotland. Social Bite, the event's organiser, were very grateful f…

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Ambulance Scotland featured in Renfrewshire Chamber

Ambulance Scotland featured in Renfrewshire Chamber

December 10, 2018

Check out this article on Ambulance Scotland's 2018 in the Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce website. As a company, we've gone from strength to strength and are excited to continue to serve our patients and customers. Along the way we've had some huge successes such as our partnership with Scottish Event Campus and The SSE Hydro ranging through to our work at Summer Sessions and TRN…

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Ambulance Scotland is now a member of the IAA

Ambulance Scotland is now a member of the IAA

November 21, 2017

Ambulance Scotland are proud to announce that we are now a full member of the IAA (Independent Ambulance Association).

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New Renault Master Front-line A&E Ambulances

New Renault Master Front-line A&E Ambulances

August 7, 2015

Ambulance Scotland Ltd are delighted to announce the arrival of 2 brand new Renault Master Front line A/E Ambulances to our extensive fleet of vehicles.

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Ambulance Scotland Ambulance Service Appoint a new Clinical Governance Advisor

Ambulance Scotland Ambulance Service Appoint a new Clinical Governance Advisor

March 25, 2012

Stephen has acted as medical officer on seven international expeditions before establishing the first expedition medicine course in the UK. He has previously been an instructor on ATLS, ALS and PALS courses.

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