Category Archives: Ambulance Service

Ambulance Station Targeted By Vandals

North West Ambulance Service has once again been targetted by vandals. On two separate occasions, yobs have attempted to enter the property in Langdale Road, breaking the window of an ambulance amongst other damage. As yet, nobody has been arrested by the police in connection with the incidents. Emergency ambulances from the station have previously been relocated to a new

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Thieves Stoop To New Levels Of Depravity After Flight Helmet Stolen From Air Ambulance while Crew Dealt With Patient

Thieves in Shipley have sunk to new levels of depravity after a flight helmet was stolen from Yorkshires Air Ambulance during a tasking on the 8th of August. After an appeal on social media, locals managed to locate the stolen helmet, and it was returned to Yorkshire Air Ambulance. However, the damage that had been inflicted upon the flight helmet

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‘Don’t Choose To Abuse’ – Ambulance Services Message After Abusive Note Left On Response Vehicle

The East of England Ambulance Service has launched a campaign to try and stop the practice of abusive notes being left on emergency ambulances. This comes on the back of a well-publicised incident where a paramedic returned to her emergency vehicle to find that a neighbour of the patient she was treating, had left an abusive note on her windscreen.

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London Ambulance Service Issues Advice On Staying Well In Hot Weather

Ahead of the country experiencing sweltering weather this week, London Ambulance Service is sharing advice on staying safe and well in the heat. Dr Fenella Wrigley, Chief Medical Officer at London Ambulance Service, said: “We hope Londoners can enjoy the sunshine this week, but we’re asking people to take care to stay safe and well as temperatures climb. “When it’s

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Can You Identify A Man Who Was At The Scene Of An Ambulance Break-in?

West Midlands Ambulance bosses are appealing for help from the public to identify a man who was at the scene when an ambulance was broken into, and vital lifesaving equipment was stolen. The incident happened in the early hours of Monday 15th July in Shrewsbury as the emergency ambulance crew were treating a patient inside a nearby property. The crew

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‘But Clearly, Somewhere Along The Way, I Missed The Signs’ | Anon Paramedic

I collapse to the ground and lean back against the trig-point atop the small hill of Brunt Knott. My body is awash with sweat from the short walk up. Working in London has certainly taken its toll on my fitness. Sitting back, I take in the majestic views of the Kentmere valley and the surrounding Lake District. The sun beats

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WATCH: Dangerous Driver Jailed After Colliding With An Ambulance During Vehicle Pursuit

An unlicensed and uninsured reckless drug-driver who crashed into an ambulance that was on a 999 call as he tried to flee from police officers in Christchurch has been put behind bars. Adam Vaughan, 32 and of Nursery Close in Hordle, Lymington, was handed a 14-month prison term and banned from driving for four years at Bournemouth Crown Court on

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Woman Receives 18-Month Community Order After Snapping A Paramedics Finger | The Paramedic Was Off Work For Six Weeks

Emma Ashburn was given an 18-month community order on 1 July after pleading guilty to assault at Blackpool Magistrates Court and must also attend a 30-day rehabilitation scheme. Blackpool based Paramedic, Hannah attended to Ms Ashburn with her colleague after an emergency ambulance was required for her in July 2018. While travelling in the ambulance to hospital, Ms Ashburn became

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New Tri-Responder Recruits Announced By Durham Constabulary

The safety of residents in Weardale has been given a triple boost with two new tri-responder recruits. Chris Elms and Jamie Clarkson are the latest to pass the vigorous programme which now allows them to respond to 999 calls on behalf of Durham Constabulary, County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service (CDDFRS) and the North East Ambulance Service. Chris

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Eight Children Taken To Hospital Following Coach Collision

Eight children have been taken to hospital, and 16 others were assessed on scene by West Midlands Ambulance staff following a two-coach collision in Shropshire yesterday (4th) morning. West Midlands Ambulance Service received a 999 call to reports of a collision involving two coaches at 10.42am on Thursday in Millichope Park in Munslow, Shropshire. Three ambulances, three paramedic officers, the

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