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Encyclopedia > St. Andrew's Ambulance Association

St Andrew's Ambulance Association, founded in 1882, is a charity based in Scotland. It provides first aid training, supplies and event cover. 1882 (MDCCCLXXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... This article refers to the act of selfless giving. ... Royal motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (English: No one provokes me with impunity) Scotlands location within the United Kingdom Languages English, Gaelic, Scots Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ... First aid is a series of simple, life-saving medical techniques that a non-doctor or layman can be trained to perform. ...


First Aid Courses

  • Emergency First Aid
  • Emergency Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Standard First Aid
  • Junior First Aid
  • Sports Injuries First Aid
  • Baby & Child First Aid
  • Anaphylaxis Awareness
  • Automated External Defibrillation
  • First Aid at Work
  • Emergency Aid for Appointed Persons

History

  • 1882: Founded in Glasgow. First Aid classes were organised, 'stretcher stations' were placed in chemist shops and an ambulance was bought.
  • 1891: The Association published Dr George Beatson's Ambulance Handbook.
  • 18 April 1899: A Royal Charter was granted by Queen Victoria.
  • 1904: St. Andrew's Ambulance Corps was formed.
  • 1918: The St. Andrew's and Red Cross Scottish Ambulance Service was formed with ambulances from the British Red Cross Society, which were unused after the First World War.
  • 1928: The Association's Headquarters opened in North Street, Glasgow.
  • 1937: Royal Patronage was granted, with The Queen Mother as patron.
  • 1948: The National Health Service was formed, and the St. Andrew's and Red Cross Scottish Ambulance Service was contracted to provide the ambulance service.
  • 1954: The first joint First Aid manual of St. John Ambulance, St. Andrew's Ambulance Association and British Red Cross Society was published.
  • 1967: The British Red Cross Society withdrew from the ambulance service, which became St. Andrew's Scottish Ambulance Service, the sole contractor for the provision of the ambulance service.
  • 26 June 1970: The Queen Mother opened the Association's new National Headquarters in Milton Street, Glasgow. The relocation had been necessary due to the construction of the M8 motorway.
  • 2 January 1971: St. Andrew's Ambulance Association first aiders were faced with the Ibrox disaster while on duty at Ibrox stadium.
  • 1974: The National Health Service was reorganised, and the St. Andrew's Scottish Ambulance Service was taken over by the NHS. St Andrew's Ambulance Association continued to provide First Aid services and training.
  • 1978: The Corps celebrated its 75th anniversary.
  • 1982: The Association celebrated its centenary, with a service of thanksgiving at Glasgow Cathedral, attended by the Queen Mother.
  • 1993: The Association bought its first defibrillator, with training provided by Scottish Ambulance Service.
  • 2004: The Corps celebrated its centenary.

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External links

  • St Andrew's Ambulance Association Homepage
  • Dundee and Angus Executive History Page
  • Scottish Ambulance Service History Page
  • St Andrew's Ambulance Corps - Dennistoun Comapny

 
 

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