SCAS16 - Shift Happens

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Scotland’s Strategy for OHCA

Save a Life for Scotland

Photos of SCAS16

Videos you’ve seen at SCAS

Resuscitation Research Group

2016 films

The Chain of Survival

It takes a system to save a life


A tale of two services

Community First Responding

The first responder story

2016 sessions

Welcome and Introduction

Gareth Clegg

Surviving OHCA - A Global Shift

Maaret Castren, Chair of ERC

Scotland's journey so far - "Do or do not, there is no try"

Paul Gowens, Scottish Government and SAS

The Newton Award

The Newton Family

The Academy Award

Jerry Overton, Jim Ward


Steve Brooks, Queen’s University at Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Sh*t Happens

Steve ‘Shortie’ Short, Resuscitation Research Group

The Power to Save Lives is in our Hands

Lisa MacInnes, Save a Life for Scotland

Interview - Co-responding

Garry Mackay + Dave Bywater (SFRS and SAS)

Interview - Community First Responding Service

Stuart Ballantyne + Murray McEwan (Trossachs SAR and CFR)

Interview - Sandpiper Wildcat

Colville Laird and the Sandpiper Trust

5 Nations - England, Wales, Ireland, N. Ireland, Scotland

Paul Fell, Carl Powell, David Hennelly , John Wright, Colin Crookston

On being awesome

Professor Richard Lyon

Closing remarks

Dr Gareth Clegg