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Army skills for civilian medics

Life-saving medical equipment developed in war zones is being used on a daily basis across Scotland.

The military and the Scottish Ambulance Service have been showcasing the latest equipment much of which is based on techniques used to treat catastrophic casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Cameron Buttle heard about some of the latest developments from Warrant Officer Dave Mitchell, a combat medic, and Matt Ollson, a Special Operations paramedic.

  • 10 Jan 2013