Category Archives: Ambulance Service

Paramedic Recovering At Home After Being Repeatedly Punched In Head & Stomach

A female paramedic is at home recovering from her injuries after being assaulted by a man in Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh. The paramedic was punched repeatedly in the head and stomach after her crew responded to an emergency call in the Dannys Mill Road area at about 23:30 hours on Tuesday. Following a call for urgent assistance made by the emergency

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Outrage As Emergency Ambulance Attacked Whilst Responding To Emergency Call

West Midlands Ambulance Service bosses are appealing for members of the public to help them identify the individual(s) who smashed the window of an ambulance whilst it was responding to a 999 call. The incident happened on Collector Road in Castle Bromwich, Birmingham, at about 8.50pm on Thursday. The crew, who were unhurt in the incident, were travelling on blue

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UK Set To Adopt New EU Ruling On Automatic Speed Limiters To Be Fitted To New Vehicles

New automated speed limiting technology is set to become mandatory on all new vehicles which are sold in Europe from 2022 after new rules were provisionally agreed by the EU. A spokesperson for the Department for Transport has confirmed that the system would be implemented in the UK, regardless of Brexit. Road safety campaigners have welcomed the move citing the

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Cyclist Reunited With Members Of Public & Ambulance Staff Who Saved His Life

Ray Honour was competing in an event at the South Shields Velodrome when he collapsed just moments after he started the last lap of a veterans’ race. Heather Huntley and Damon Devine were both watching the event at the time and came to Ray’s aid, calling 999, beginning CPR and mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and calling for someone to collect the community

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WATCH: Tower Lifeboat RNLI Crews Saves Man From Drowning

Dramatic footage has been shared on the @TowerRNLI twitter page of the moment a lifeboat crew member jumped into the River Thames in order to pull a male casualty back to the surface after he slipped beneath the water. In the footage (below) crew members can be seen getting ready to save the casualty by initially throwing him a life-line

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Paramedics Called ‘Brain Dead Idiots’ By Group Of Males As They Treated A Patient

Paramedics in north west London had to endure being verbally abused by a group of seven males whilst they treated a patient who was in a critical condition. An emergency ambulance accompanied by a rapid response vehicle had been called to a residential address in order to give life-saving medical aid to a patient. But a group of males took

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Emergency Ambulance Off The Road After Bottle Thrown At Window

A North West Ambulance Service emergency ambulance has had to be taken off of the road owing to a mindless act of vandalism that could have harmed the crew. A spokesperson for North West Ambulance Service said: ‘It was a close call for our crew last night (11th March) as a bottle was thrown at a moving ambulance in Manchester

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7-Year-Old Meets The Ambulance Crews Who Helped To Save His Life

A seven-year-old boy who went into cardiac arrest at home has visited ambulance staff who helped save his life, just six weeks after the incident. Tommy Plant became ill at home in the Brandwood End area of Birmingham on the morning of Saturday 19th Jan 2019.  His condition worsened quickly and when ambulance crews arrived they found his dad Jason

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Why The 2.7% Pay Rise For MPs Has Caused So Much Resentment

In light of the recent pay increase awarded to MPs, that will see their basic salary rise to just under £80,000 per annum, we received the following message from one of our followers. It summarises nicely just why so many people get so angry and annoyed when they see what many regard as blatant hypocrisy. Maybe people would perhaps not

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Ambulance Damaged After Crew Called To A Child Patient Who Sadly Passed Away

Emergency Services News can reveal that an emergency ambulance has been damaged by someone after the crew of the ambulance left the vehicle in order to treat a child who sadly passed away. We were contacted by a source, close to the crew involved in the incident, who said: “Tonight my colleagues attended a 999 call to a very unwell

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