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Scottish Ambulance Service

Volume 718: debated on Wednesday 3 November 1965

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he is satisfied that the standards of the Scottish Ambulance Service are adequate; and if he will make a statement.

The Scottish Ambulance Service offers a reasonable service to the public, but improvements always can be and are being made. The older types of ambulance are gradually being replaced by new improved models and I am considering proposals made by the Service following the review I requested earlier this year with the aim of introducing full double manning and better assistance with stretcher cases.