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Every year over 3,000 people around Scotland are treated by the Ambulance Service after having a cardiac arrest. Unfortunately only around 1 in 10 people will survive.

Starting CPR saves lives.

Starting CPR can at least double the chances of survival. We all have the power to make a difference. You can learn from home or in a face to face setting, it’s up to you. By taking the time to learn these skills you could save a life one day. So will you become one of the million people learning how to Save a Life for Scotland?

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2022: A Year in Review

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Thank you to all our Partners for the hard work and commitment. We are looking forward to the exciting new challenges in 2023! Here are some key highlights of year…

Scotland’s Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Report 2019-22

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The latest OHCA data has been published by the Scottish Ambulance Service. The latest data on out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) numbers has been published by the Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS).…

Restart a Heart Day Events 2022 Scotland

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Dundee: Dundee University Students' Association - The Hive on level 4 at 10am - 4pm Overgate Shopping Centre - The Gather Meeting Space at 2 - 5pm Edinburgh: Ocean Terminal…

CPR Awareness Courses for Disabled People

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In 2019 Chris Purnell and Chris Alves of the Scottish Ambulance Service ran three CPR Awareness courses for Disabled people. These were the first of their kind in Scotland, and…

Save a Life for Scotland the Board Game!

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Save a Life for Scotland has created a new and engaging way to spread CPR knowledge! Save a Life for Scotland the board game is a fun and educational game…

Send a Lifesaving Valentine

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Send a lifesaving Valentine's Day card to your loved ones!   Did you know that most out-of-hospital cardiac arrests happen in the home? To help celebrate the love you have…
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