Category Archives: Ambulance Service

South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAMB) Moves Quickly To Dispel WhatsApp ‘Voice Message’

South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAMB) has told people to disregard a ‘voice mail’ message that has been circulating on social media purporting to come from someone who had a meeting with their team. In the clip, a female claims that she has ‘just been to a meeting with SECAMB’ regarding the COVID-19 pandemic that is expected to peak across

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“I Miss My Son And Family So Much!” | The Exhausted Paramedic Whose Photograph Went Viral On Social Media

John Johnson | Editor  When a passerby saw 27-year-old London Ambulance Service (LAS) paramedic Hannah Cassford resting her head on the steering wheel of her Rapid Response Vehicle (RRV) he took a picture of the exhausted life-saver.  But rather than just carrying on with his day, the concerned member of the public then went over to Hannah to ask her

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Man Arrested After ‘Sickening’ Attack On Paramedic Which Left Him With A Broken Jaw

West Midlands Police (WMP) have arrested a man who is suspected of a ‘sickening’ attack on a paramedic that has left him with a broken jaw.  Response team officers were called to Winifred Avenue in Coventry just before 21:00 hours last night (5th April) by a crew who needed urgent assistance with a violent patient.  Paramedics were sent to the

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East of England Ambulance Service Urgently Needs Volunteers & Temporary Workers

The East of England Ambulance Service has asked members of the public in the region to apply for various volunteer roles as well as temporary paid ones.  The request comes at a time when NHS Ambulance Trusts around the country face unprecedented demand during the COVID-19 national emergency.  Dorothy Hosein, EEAST Chief Executive, said: “The COVID-19 pandemic is testing the

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London Ambulance Service Ramps Up Weekly Commissioning Of New Ambulances From 2 To 62 Vehicles

The London Ambulance Service (LAS) has today thanked various partners, including The AA and Stagecoach, who are helping them to prepare a significant number of additional ambulances to be available to respond to patients amid the coronavirus pandemic.  At the Stagecoach Bus Garage in east London, several organisations are supporting the Service’s fleet teams in preparation and installation of 62

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Emergency Ambulance Crew Makes An Emotional Plea To The Public

An emergency medic, based with South Western Ambulance Service, has made an emotional plea to the general public to listen to the government’s directions regarding staying at home.  In a post shared on social media, the medic said: “As most of you know, I work as ambulance crew for the Southwestern Ambulance Service, and I feel like I have just

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My Day As A 999 Emergency Medical Dispatcher | COVID-19 National Emergency

Written by an Emergency Medical Dispatcher: So today I’m on a 12-hour shift, and I am struggling not only with the ongoing worry and concern for my own family/friends but also the influx of emergency calls relating to the COVID19. This is certainly is an eye-opener, and I am finding this emotionally hard today, my mental health is definitely taking

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The Father And Daughter Emergency Ambulance Duo Taking On COVID-19

When East of England Ambulance Service (EEAST) Paramedic Nick Shipsey joined the ambulance service 25 years ago, he probably would have never guessed that his newborn daughter would also follow in his footsteps 22 years later. But that is precisely what Bryony Shipsey did three years ago, and now they are both on the front line of the fight against

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Life-Saving Father & Daughter Medics Team Up During COVID-19 National Emergency

North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) Dad and daughter duo Brian and Yasmin have been responding together on overtime shifts during the COVID-19 national emergency.  Brian joined NWAS as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) back in 2009 after being inspired by the treatment his father received.  Brian has since qualified as a paramedic, and 24-year-old Yasmin has followed in his footsteps

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