Are you CPR ready?

Sing along with Carol Smillie!

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… at least doubling 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.
More about the strategy

So far we've trained

260,737

How we're doing it

Heart of the Community

30 May 2018

Following a successful project from Hunters of Kinross, ‘Scottish Craft Butchers at the Heart of the Community’ has been launched. These businesses are encouraging members of their community to step up and do CPR should they ever need to.

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And the nominees are…

14 May 2018

The finalists for this year’s Scottish Charity Awards have been announced with Young Scot receiving a nomination in the Cracking Campaign Category for the #SaveALifeScot Lets be ready campaign.

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Carol Smillie teaches us how to do CPR

09 May 2018

On Monday 9th of April, the partnership launched a brand new video at Braehead Centre in Glasgow. Shona Robison, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport attended to mark the occasion!

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70 years of the NHS: from cradle to grave

17 Apr 2018

The nurses launched their project in April 2017 and have been visiting Lanarkshire schools ever since, training youngsters in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) by using their favourite teddy bears as ‘patients’.

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Sportscotland for the win!

14 Feb 2018

Last week Save a Life for Scotland, Scottish Ambulance Service, Largs First Responders, and Heartstart Ayrshire & Arran worked together to share life-saving skill of CPR to Sportscotland’s hub officers in Inverclyde.

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Life After Cardiac Arrest

15 Dec 2017

Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland have  launched a new website which provides people with the opportunity to share their very personal stories, with the aim of reaching others in similar situations.

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