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Happy 2nd Birthday to us!

11 Oct 2017

Monday 16 October marks Restart a Heart Day 2017! It also happens to be the 2nd Birthday of Save a Life for Scotland.


European Restart a Heart Day

06 Oct 2017

European Restart a Heart day is less than 2 weeks away! Check out the list of CPR events happening across the country.


Fantastic recognition prize will be presented at the Scottish Community Resuscitation Conference 2017

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 […]


The Scottish Borders take CPR to heart

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 […]


Young Scot and Save a Life for Scotland team up!

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 […]


St John Scotland Defibrillators on Edinburgh Trams

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 […]


Partners Week at Muirhouse

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.


Health Secretary gives CPR a go for Scotland!

26 Apr 2017

In support of Save A Life For Scotland campaign, Health Secretary Shona Robison undertook CPR training this week.


50 more CPR Heroes in Scotland!

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 […]


Strathearn Community Campus

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!



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We are loving all this Birthday joy, thank you for your support to get Scotland CPR Ready!

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14th October 12-3pm Waverley Train Station, Edinburgh
14th October Benview Garden Garden Centre, Gartmore
15th October 12-3pm Waverley Train Station, Edinburgh
15th October 12-4pm Galashiels Community Fire Station, Galashiels
15th October Benview Garden Garden Centre, Gartmore
16th October Alexandria Community Centre, Alexandria
16th October Clydebank Leisure Centre, Clydebank
16th October 12-3pm Haymarket Train Station, Edinburgh
16th October 12-3pm Kilmarnock Train Station
16th October 12-3pm Aberdeen Train Station
16th October 12-3pm Inverness Train Station
16th October Lagoon Leisure Centre, Paisley
16th October Tollcross International Swimming Centre, Glasgow
16th October XCITE Livingston, Livingston
16th October Edinburgh Leisure, Portobello
18th October 10am-3pm Possil Park Community Center, Glasgow,
18th October 10am-12pm, 2-4pm BHF Store, Glasgow, BHF
20th October 10am-12pm, 2-4pm BHF Store, Perth, BHF

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