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
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.
26 Apr 2017
In support of Save A Life For Scotland campaign, Health Secretary Shona Robison undertook CPR training this week.
16 Mar 2017
Harry Saddiq, a Scottish Ambulance Paramedic led a CPR training with his colleagues at the All Different But United event in Govanhill, Glasgow teaching lots of people how to save a life. One of our new life savers is Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland and MSP for Glasgow Southside! We are continuously amazed by the […]
13 Feb 2017
On February 9th our fantastic partners worked together to train over 800 pupils at Strathearn Community Campus! It was a really fun day and we met some awesome young people excited to be learning bystander CPR. Annabelle Ewing Minister for Community Safety and Legal Affairs opened the day of CPR training!
RT @StJohnScot: A huge well done to OB's Girls Group who received CPR training last week from First Responder, James!… https://t.co/sT5y1FXIkg
RT @scotfire_DG: Final station. Congratulations to Dumfries RDS who raised a hard earned £450 with a car wash whilst delivering CPR… https://t.co/egU8FxHSxe