united kingdom Scottish Ambulance Service

UK Air Ambulances


Air Medical Services

SASv operates helicopters from Glasgow and Inverness and a fixed wing service from Aberdeen. The independent SCAA operates from Perth, to close the critical coverage gap.
Part of NHS Scotland (Healthcare system), is the only government-funded air ambulance service in the UK, operated under contract by Gama Aviation and under sub-contract by the Bond Air Services now Babcock

They also provide medics for the Scotland Charity Air Ambulance

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  News about Scottish Ambulance Service

Over 1,000 Landings at Inverness Hospital

Over 1,000 Landings at Inverness Hospital

16-Dec-21 - Scottish Raigmore Hospital in Inverness received over 1000 air ambulance helicopter landings since reopened the helipad in 2019 through a donation of the HELP Appeal charity and the Highland Health Board Endowment Fund #inverness
Applecross Helipad First Emergency Landing

Applecross Helipad First Emergency Landing

19-May-21 - HM Coast Guard AW189 helicopter from Inverness base in Scotland completed the first emergency landing at the new helipad at Applecross in the West Highlands #Applecross
Over 1,500 Landings at Glasgow Hospital

Over 1,500 Landings at Glasgow Hospital

03-May-21 - The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital’s helipad in Glasgow has seen 1514 landings since it first opened in 2015 mostly from the Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance and HM Coastguard services #Glasgow
RAF Pumas Supported Scottish Ambulance Service

RAF Pumas Supported Scottish Ambulance Service

14-Jun-20 - Three RAF Puma deployed to Kinloss to support the Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) in the Coronavirus (COVID-19) fight head back to RAF Benson after 3 months in Scotland #coronavirus
21-Feb-19 Scottish Raigmore Hospital Helipad Upgrade #Helipad
06-Jun-18 QEUH Glasgow Hospital has 692 Landings in 3 Years #helipad #hospital
26-Jun-15 New H145 in the Scottish Ambulance Service
26-Mar-15 First Helicopter On Glasgow New Hospital Helipad
26-Jan-15 Bond Air Services Received Their Second EC145T2
12-Jun-12 Scottish Ambulance Service upgrades to EC145T2


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