Every year over 3,500 people around Scotland are treated by the Ambulance Service after having a cardiac arrest. Unfortunately only around 1 in 20 people will survive.
So let’s be ready. We’re asking you to say ‘I’ll do it’ and be one of 500,000 people in Scotland getting trained in CPR.More about the strategy
04 Aug 2017
The Scottish experts in Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest will meet on Saturday 30th September at the Scottish Community Resuscitation Conference 2017 organised by our partner East Neuk First Responders and the University of St Andrews. This is a major event in the calendar for Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest specialists. There will be exciting talks […]
12 Jul 2017
The blog below is from a teacher, First Responder, HeartStart instructor for the British Heart Foundation, and a UK Community Instructor for the Royal Life Saving Society. We are so chuffed he has shared his story with us! This year, the pupils at Chirnside Primary School in Berwickshire chose The British Heart Foundation as the charity they […]
21 Jun 2017
We are very excited to be launching a new campaign in partnership with Young Scot and the Scottish Government to raise awareness of CPR among young people in Scotland! From the top of Calton Hill, Edinburgh, we were joined by some very special guests. Eilidh and Harry Newton, 16 and 13, helped save their father’s […]
01 Jun 2017
On Valentine’s Day this year, St John Scotland, a partner of Save a Life for Scotland, placed public access defibrillators on each of Edinburgh’s trams, which could prove critical in an emergency. The aim of the ‘St John and the City public access defibrillator project’, run by St John Scotland’s Edinburgh team, is to place […]
16 May 2017
Last week was CPR Week in Muirhouse! Our partners we are the Community Shop each week day sharing the life-saving skill of CPR with locals.