Shetland Islands Council (SIC) has recently invested in the health and wellbeing of their constituents by purchasing 12 defibrillators.
A woman who was brought back to life after multiple cardiac arrests and placed in an induced coma has given birth to a healthy baby girl.
A woman from Shetland whose husband died suddenly from an undiagnosed heart problem aged just 29 has launched a campaign to look into holding heart screening events for young people in the isles.
Moray Council has become the latest local authority in Scotland to pledge to teach school pupils CPR in the classroom.
A north-east rugby player who survived a cardiac arrest while training on the pitch is calling for children to be taught life-saving skills.
Schools across Scotland have been urged to train pupils how to use CPR after a new survey revealed that over a quarter of people would not feel confident to step in and save a life.
A new defibrillator will be installed at a Buchan sports club after the device saved the life of a rugby player in Fraserburgh.
Fraserburgh rugby star Chris Arnott was taking part in a practice session and all seemed well when he suddenly collapsed on the pitch two weeks ago.
A dentist who was dead until a “final” blast from a defibrillator revived him has launched a campaign to install the life-saving devices across his hometown.
Public-access defibrillators could soon be installed on the outside of north-east council buildings after councillors agreed a new policy.
A north-east fire station will pilot a lifesaving initiative to increase the survival chances of cardiac arrest patients.
Most public buildings and even large houses have a fire extinguisher, which is sensible, considering that about 350 people die in fires in the UK every year.
What would you do if someone collapsed in front of you? Would you take action like bus driver Shane Mitchell did when passenger Allan Mclean suffered a heart attack onboard his vehicle in February?