Save a Life for Scotland

Every year over 3,500 people around Scotland are treated by the Ambulance Service after having a cardiac arrest. Unfortunately only around 1 in 12 people will survive.

Starting CPR saves lives.

Doing CPR can at least double the chances of survival. 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.
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So far we've trained

338,206

How we're doing it

Save a Life for Scotland Goes Gaidhlig

11 Feb 2019

These pupils are spreading the message of life-saving CPR on the Isle of Lewis and beyond!

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Thank you for 2018 – bring on 2019!

31 Dec 2018

From shopping to sports centres, Commonwealth Games to the European Championships, schools to nurseries and Scottish Craft Butchers, This Morning TV appearances, MPs, MSPs and with the help of Carol Smilie, and The Proclaimers, together in 2018 we’ve taken the CPR message well over 500 miles linking communities across Scotland with one clear message, that […]

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18 Dec 2018

We are finishing off the year with great news!

Since beginning the Save a Life for Scotland campaign in 2015, our amazing partners and supporters have equipped more than 300,000 Scottish people with CPR skills. What a milestone!

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Partnership Wins Public Service Award

06 Dec 2018

At the 2018 Scottish Public Service Awards, the Save a Life for Scotland partnership, the Leith Agency, and Scottish Government won the Communications Award.

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Lucky2BHere saves 3 lives in 5 days!

05 Nov 2018

Scottish Charity, Lucky2BHere has been celebrating the saving of three Highlands & Islands lives in just five days. 

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Lanarkshire Saving Lives

14 Sep 2018

We have a guest blog post from Julie McQuade, a Clinical Skills Specialist in Lanarkshire, who trained 67 new lifesavers along with her team!

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21 hours ago

Save a Life for Scotland goes Gaidhlig! Check out Ness + Shader Community First Responders. version of SALFS "Do You Know CPR?" video. Iongantach! 👏
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The pupils of Lionel School are proud to have their very own defibrillator and to have received Emergency Life Support training from Lucky2BHere !
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'I think everyone should learn it. Something could happen to you mum or dad or anyone.' - Cayden Mcauley. Cayden's heartwarming story, look after your loved ones' hearts this Valentine's and make the decision to learn life-saving CPR! 💕https://buff.ly/2Iba0G4 ... See MoreSee Less

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