News from Ambulance Scotland

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Our A&E Division is Recruiting Paramedics, Technicians and Consultant Doctors

Our A&E Division is Recruiting Paramedics, Technicians and Consultant Doctors

March 28, 2019

Due to increasing demand, Ambulance Scotland are recruiting the following staff to join our team
  • HCPC Registered Paramedics
  • IHCD/Level 4 Ambulance Technicians
  • Consultant Doctors with event or prehospital care experience
As we enter the summer season, the event work can be very interesting and is on an ad-hoc basis. We need enthusiastic and professional staff to help us …

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On BBC's Shetland

On BBC's Shetland

March 21, 2019

On Tuesday night, one of our crews and vehicles appeared on the BBC programme Shetland. This hit fictional crime series has been aired for a number of years and fans of the show may remember our team appearing previously in the series four finale. The latest episode featuring our crew will be available for a limited time here on iPlayer. Our team are no strangers to film and televi…

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We're now recruiting First Aiders

We're now recruiting First Aiders

March 19, 2019

Update: Applications for First Aid positions in Glasgow and the West have now closed. Recruitment has now opened for Aberdeen. We are now recruiting enthusiastic, professional individuals to join our friendly team of First Aiders. Ambulance Scotland provide high quality first aid services to events across the nation. Could you have what it takes to join our team? From concerts …

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Hillington Business Discount

Hillington Business Discount

March 11, 2019

Ambulance Scotland are proud to announce that we now offer a 20% discount on first aid training services to all businesses based in Hillington. We live in uncertain times and a litigious society - it's important that your staff know how to act when an incident occurs. Our team can assess your first aid needs and provide expert training that equip learners with the confidence to act an…

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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

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 TRNSMT Festival.
Ambulance Scotland are also proud to announce our training suites are now open for bu…

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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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