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. At the time, the target of reaching 500,000 seemed a long way off. However, with the hard work and dedication of the fantastic Save a Life for […]
08 Oct 2019
In Scotland, women make up 36% of all out of hospital cardiac arrests. This amounts to 1,200 women per year. However, studies have shown that across the board, women are less likely than men to receive CPR when in cardiac arrest: Women are more likely to arrest at home rather than in public, so there […]
30 Jul 2019
Brass and Granite pub, Kilmarnock embarked on an ambitious programme in 2018 to donate life saving defibrillators to their local community. Their “Gift of Life” Project has, so far, seen the donation of 14 defibs to community groups, schools, Police Scotland, Aldi supermarket and to local housing estates. The impact of their project has been […]
26 Jul 2019
In collaboration with St John Scotland, another Scottish Craft Butcher has joined the Butchers at the Heart of the Community initiative! Saunderson’s Butchers of Tollcross, Edinburgh have unveiled their brand new defib, which is available to the public 24 hours a day. In an out of hospital cardiac arrest, early defibrillation is key to improving […]
02 Jul 2019
The Chuck Wagon of Irvine has just launched it’s brand new public access defib! Owner Andy McKeen has been fundraising through the public and local businesses in order to put this life-saving defib in place. The community came together to raise over £2,000 for the defib. With the next nearest defib being over 3 miles […]
01 May 2019
Every person counts because each life matters. We’ve been counting a lot of numbers over the past month so that we can share with you this fantastic milestone that we’ve reached together! In October 2015 we set a goal to reach 500,000 people across Scotland with CPR skills by 2020 and it felt a long […]
23 Apr 2019
In collaboration with the Scottish Government, Leith Agency and Daysix, the partnership has been shortlisted for the Star Awards for use of marketing as a means of spreading CPR awareness in Scotland. Since the beginning of the campaign the partnership has worked to create content that engages, informs, and educates people of all ages in […]
11 Feb 2019
These pupils are spreading the message of life-saving CPR on the Isle of Lewis and beyond!
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 […]
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!
Fantastic work!❤️ https://t.co/3Z6edXXMrA
Fantastic work from all involved!💙 https://t.co/Od7gTRjQVv
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