The number of paramedics working in the north and north-east could soon be bolstered following the roll-out of a new university course.
Rescue teams were called to help two people trapped on Nairn sandbar.
A man was taken to hospital earlier today after an incident near the train line between Aberdeen and Stonehaven.
Revealed: Paramedics unable to attend emergencies at more than 300 north and north-east homes without police protection
Paramedics have required police protection to deal with emergencies at more than 300 properties across the north and north-east of Scotland.
Ambulance services in the north are being “stretched to breaking point” as sick leave levels of paramedics soar, union chiefs have claimed.
Ambulance bosses have admitted that a man was left to die in his garden due to the threadbare state of the emergency service across the north-east.
Ambulance chiefs were forced to draft in emergency staff and risk depleting resources elsewhere after a sickness bug left its Aberdeen roster dangerously undermanned.
Emergency services are in attendance of a collision between two vehicles on the A96.
A Caithness woman has started a fundraising campaign to buy defibrillators amid concerns about “stretched” ambulance cover in Caithness after her father suffered a heart attack.
Years of campaigning have paid off for Elgin’s paramedics with the announcement that several new recruits will soon boost their fleet - and accelerate emergency response times across Moray.
Paramedics are to be asked to help ease the “huge pressures” on family doctors in Scotland by basing them at local GP surgeries.
Police warned festive revellers to drink responsibly and stay safe over Christmas at the launch of their festive campaign yesterday.
A heroic barmaid has been praised for saving the life of a customer who collapsed with a suspected heart attack.
Non-emergency hospital transfers across the north-east will be investigated “urgently” by the nation’s Health Secretary in an attempt to free up ambulances.
Every ambulance station along the A9 corridor in the Highlands should be fully manned 24 hours a day, according to union chiefs who fear the service is reaching crisis point regarding fatigue absences.
A teenager who assaulted two paramedics while they were attending an emergency was sent to detention for a year yesterday.
Concerns have been raised plans to send pregnant women in Moray to Aberdeen or Inverness to give birth would put significant pressure on the alredy strained ambulance service.
Firefighters in Moray's biggest town will now be deployed to treat casualties at serious road accidents when ambulance crews are busy.
Paramedics have been left "downhearted" that ambulance bosses have ignored pleas to boost cover in Moray.
Tensions between paramedics and Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) management have risen following concerns about the "low level" of cover in the north.
A woman has been cut free from her vehicle following a crash on the north-east's busiest road.
Paramedics have claimed morale among "overworked" ambulance crews has plunged to rock bottom, with a quarter of all sick leave caused by stress.
Paramedics have accused ambulance bosses of "breaking promises" amid claims that a student technician was left alone in charge of a north-east station.
North-east ambulance crews were left "rationing" supplies of lifesaving oxygen after an office blunder
A trade union leader called for urgent action to stop highly-trained staff effectively being used as "taxi drivers".
Moray's firefighters have staged dramatic rescue re-enactments to learn more about caring for casualties from some of the country's top medics.
A cyclist has been struck by a car in Aberdeen today. The incident happened at Fountainhall Road’s junction with Hamilton Place. Police and an ambulance crew were called to the scene at 12.55pm. A Police Scotland spokeswoman confirmed a person was injured.
A man has been hospitalised this morning after being found unconscious on the street in Aberdeen.
Two people have been taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary following a two-vehicle crash in the city's West End.
A project to increase the number of ambulance drivers in Moray and beyond passed an important milestone recently when a group of recruits completed the first stage of their training.
A shortage of out-of-hours medics in the north has led to fears lives are being put at risk because paramedics are having to plug the gaps.
Oban Lifeboat was called out shortly after 4am today to assist paramedics evacuate a man with a leg injury from a yacht at the port’s sailing pontoon. The casualty was carried from the yacht by stretcher to the waiting ambulance and on to hospital.