01 Dec 2020
What is the Chain of Survival? The Chain of Survival outlines a series of events that need happen quickly for someone to recover after having an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). The traditional Chain of Survival includes early recognition and call for help, early CPR and defibrillation and post-resuscitation care. However, in Scotland’s strategy for OHCA, […]
12 Oct 2020
Scotland, it’s a funny time. Everything Is different but everything is still the same. You still speak to your granny but you chat to her on Zoom. You still go to the shops but everyone’s in a mask. Do you know what else is the same but different? CPR.
22 Sep 2020
It’s the start of a new school year and although things might be a little bit different, CPR is just as important as ever. We already know that kids are the best teachers, so we’ve made some tools to help kids “pay it forward” and teach others their CPR skills.
31 Jul 2020
Congratulations to Heartstart Coordinator, Sheenah Nelson for receiving the Rotary Champions Award in recognition of her dedication to teaching people emergency lifesaving skills and by campaigning to improve out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survival outcomes!
08 Jun 2020
As we continue to navigate the waters of a pandemic, we increasingly recognise the importance of working in partnership and providing support to one another during these difficult times.
06 Apr 2020
At the core of Save a Life for Scotland, we are a public health campaign that facilitates the work of a partnership with a common ambition to save lives and a firm belief that everyone has the power to help save lives in their own hands.
03 Jan 2020
Volunteers from Glasgow Caledonian University, Scottish Ambulance Service and Scottish Fire and Rescue Service joined forces to spread the life-saving message of CPR
26 Dec 2019
What an incredible year 2019 has been!
Let’s rewind 2019 and look at some of the amazing accomplishments from this past year.
11 Dec 2019
On Friday, 22 November 2019, Save a Life for Scotland attended the Scottish Ambulance Service Awards where staff and volunteers across Scotland are celebrated for their commitment and support of the Ambulance Service’s mission to provide excellent patient care.
16 Oct 2019
In October 2015 we set out on a journey together as a partnership to raise awareness of cardiac arrest and help people living in Scotland get CPR ready.
08 Oct 2019
In Scotland, women make up 36% of all out of hospital cardiac arrests. This amounts to 1,200 women per year.
30 Jul 2019
Brass and Granite pub, Kilmarnock embarked on an ambitious programme in 2018 to donate life saving defibrillators to their local community.
Don't be afraid to use a lifesaving defibrillator! Once switched on, the device will provide clear instructions and… https://t.co/3NGtLEMkQK
Real lasting change happens at the community level💙Public access defibrillators save lives. Do you know where the c… https://t.co/REoSGe0g2I
We all have the power to help save a life! East Lothian Asda employee, Lauren swiftly took action by starting CPR a… https://t.co/WRtMqpI5P9