Glasgow City Council Resilience Unit works in partnership with many agencies. In the event of an emergency we work closely with Category 1 responders. These responders are likely to be at the core of the response to most emergencies and, as such, they are subject to the full range of civil protection duties.
Police Scotland was formally established on 1 April 2013 and is responsible for policing across the length and breadth of Scotland, some 28,168 square miles. Police Scotland is the second largest force in the uk after the Metropolitan Police. The service is led by a Chief Constable and comprises of police officers, police staff and special constables who are working together to deliver the best possible policing service for the people of Scotland.
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service was established on 1 April 2013, bringing together the collective skills and experience from across Scotland's previous eight fire and rescue services.
NHS Scotland is committed to working closely with partners in local authorities and the third sector. This is crucial to achieving our ambitions for a healthier Scotland and to meet the challenges of the years ahead. The Quality Strategy provides a basis for NHS Scotland to work with partners, through Community Planning Partnerships, to secure progress.
As the front line of NHS Services in Scotland their key role is to respond to 999 calls as quickly as possible with the most appropriate skills and equipment.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency's role is to make sure that the environment and human health are protected, to ensure that Scotland's natural resources and services are used as sustainably as possible and contribute to sustainable economic growth.