Did you know Cardiac Arrest can happen anytime, anywhere and can affect anyone from young athletes to the elderly.
Early defibrillation is the single most effective treatment. Defibrillation within 3 minutes of collapse can increase the chance of survival to over 70%. There is rarely any warning, and a victim of SCA usually collapses and stops breathing immediately. That’s when the clock starts ticking.
Knowing where your local public access defibrillator is can mean the difference between life and death.
All of the PADs that we maintain are listed on our “app”, and it can be accessed here:
It’ll tell you how close you are to one. Check it out now.
Once Covid rules allow, Trossachs Search and Rescue Team will be recommencing our lifesaving HEARTSTART training to local communities, teaching emergency life support skills to allow YOU to save a life - and see how simple it is.
One Year On
Heartstart is back
Major Incident Ayr
donation from trespass
Dog training and certification Oct21
Dukes Weekender 2021
back into hearstart training
chain of survival
Meet the new search dogs
fish n chips
international search dog day 2021
Dog Training April 21
Rest in Peace, Taz
Busy Sunday Evening for the team
Bowie Training March21
International Womens Day 2021
Search dogs back in training
February 2021 Newsletter
Donate for free
Two New USAR Dog Teams
Trossachs SAR sign the Armed Forces Covenant
Joint Radio Network Launched
A busy January
A busy 2019 for Trossachs SAR
New team Headquarters
Pilot project in support of TEC
A busy August and September!
First 6 months of 2019
Another team member gets married
Arnold Clark provide Trossachs SAR with a Renault KADJAR
P7 Emergency Services Day at Balfron High School
January and February 2019 update
Trossachs SAR are now on Instagram - give us a follow!
Trossachs SAR attend the opening of the salmon season on the River Teith at Callander
Heartstart classes delivered in January 2019
Trossachs SAR deliver CPR training at Glasgow mosque
Taz voted as winner in recent photo competition
Scottish Ambulance Service Awards 2018
Heartstart November 2018
Scottish First Aid Awards 2018
Scottish Health Awards 2018
Community Responder Award - UK Heart Safe Awards 2018
Provost's Awards 2018
20 Years of Trossachs SAR!
Death of Retired USAR Dog Mitch
Community Responder Award Nomination - UK HeartSafe Awards
Another Busy Week!
William Charles Barrington MBE
Nikola's 3 Lochs Challenge!
Severe Weather Response
The Kennel Club Friends for Life
Vote for USAR dog Taz
Trossachs SAR collect a new Toyota Hilux from Arnold Clark!
UK Heart Safe Awards 2017
Team Training - Saturday 5 August 2017
Trainee USAR dog Tara
Award Nominations for Trossachs SAR
Helimed 76 Visit
A marathon to save lives!
Stuart and Elaine's Outer Hebrides Cycle
H.M. Passport Office, Glasgow Donation
CPR and AED awareness for staff at Glengoyne Distillery
St Andrews First Aid Youth Conference 2017
Mains Farm Wigwams - Sea King Visit
Glengoyne Distillery - At the Heart of the Community
7 public access defibs
Mitch in the Movie