Category Archives: Medic Oppos

WATCH: Could This Be The World’s WORST Driver?

We all like to think of ourselves as ‘good drivers’. In reality, most of us are probably average with a high percentage of us being ‘poor’ when it comes to getting from A-to-B using our cars in a safe manner.  But the driver in the video below is a whole new class of ‘special’ in relation to how not to

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WATCH: South Central Ambulance Service Lip Sync To: ‘THIS IS ME’

There are few things which we enjoy more here (whilst at work) than watching lip-sync videos of our wonderful colleagues who, before their shift starts, take the time to bring together the ‘art’ of some wonderful choreography and some 1st class lip syncing. Note how we have to add that this video was made BEFORE their shift started, just to

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‘The HCPC Have Recently Announced A Price Hike In Registration Fee’s Of 18%’ | Guest Blog

This blog was sent into us by a follower who is on the thin green line:  ‘The HCPC have recently announced a price hike in registration fee’s of 18%. While this increase is still hypothetical the potential issues this rise could bring with it are rather concerning. To put it in to context, and please bare with my mathematical prowess

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East Of England Ambulance Service Invests In 55 Bespoke Ambulances

Specially-designed ambulances giving patients a smoother journey while improving the working environment for East of England Ambulance Services crews are to be rolled out across the region. East of England Ambulance service confirmed via their website that they are investing nearly £6m in 55 bespoke vehicles which will be phased in from the spring. A spokesperson for the Trust said:

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When Your ‘BFF’ At Work Is Also Your Dad

Few people get the opportunity to work with their parents. And even fewer people get this unique opportunity if you happen to work in the emergency services. However, one West Midlands Ambulance Service Student Paramedic gets to work with her Dad, Paramedic Andy Turner as they respond to life-threatening calls on their emergency ambulance. In a documentary that is due

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Kind Member Of The Public Offers To Pay For Ambulance Crews Christmas Lunch

The generous trend of kind people buying ambulance crews teas and coffees seems to have no end in sight – which (in our humble opinion) is a good thing! But now, things have been ramped up a bit after a very generous member of the public gifted £20 to a West Midlands Ambulance Crew. In a tweet, @RichBrennan said:  “Such

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Paramedic Uses Neighbour’s Ladder To Save Five People From Burning House

Emergency services were called to a residential fire in the early hours of the morning but an ambulance crew arrived at the scene of the blaze, in Eastfield Place, Sutton, before the fire service. When the ambulance crew arrived, they were met with a large fire that had already consumed the ground floor of the property meaning that the residents

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‘Fake’ Paramedic ‘Treated More Than 100 Patients’ In London

A 21-year old is believed to have treated more than 100 patients and responded to 999 calls whilst under the banner of the London Ambulance Service – the country’s largest. Scotland Yard said it was contacted in July of this year regarding concerns about the actions of a London Ambulance Service (LAS) member of staff. The man was detained in

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BREAKING NEWS: Male Detained After Chasing Paramedics Into Their Ambulance

Police in Newtown have detained a male (approx 1130 hours)  after paramedics were chased into their emergency ambulance at which point the male chasing them is alleged to have smashed the windows of their ambulance using a weapon. Police Officers were quickly on scene and have arrested a male in connection with the incident. A tweet on the @ResponseWMP twitter

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