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The Sandpiper Trust equip specially trained medical professionals with life-saving medical equipment in what are known as ‘Sandpiper Bags’.

Mk III Sandpiper Bag

There are currently 1000 Sandpiper Bags in the safe hands of volunteer GP’s, paramedics and nurses throughout Scotland, from the most rural practice in the Isles to the Borders and everywhere in-between. These distinctive blue bags are recognised up and down the country, in fact on sight, Scottish Ambulance Paramedics have been known to state that the ‘cavalry’ has arrived.

If you are interested in being equipped with a Sandpiper Bag, please contact

If you are a Sandpiper Bag holder and you require replacement equipment, please complete an Equipment Request Form which is linked below along with the content’s layout.

Introduction to the Sandpiper Bag

Equipment Request Form