Welcome to the Scottish Ambulance Service!
The Scottish Ambulance
Service serves all of Scotland and is a Special Health Board funded
directly by the Health Department of the Scottish Executive.
We are the frontline of the NHS in Scotland and
cover the largest geographic area of any ambulance service in the
We have two main functions - the provision of
and Emergency service to respond to 999 calls and
the Patient Transport Service,
which performs an essential role in taking patients to and from
their hospital appointments.
Wing consisting of two helicopters and two fixed
wing aircraft provides emergency response and invaluable hospital
transfer for remote areas.
The service is managed by a Board made up of a
non-executive chairman, seven non-executive directors and a chief
executive and four executive directors. Our services are delivered
locally across Scotland in six divisions.