Category Archives: Blogs

Follow Up To Our Article Published On 24th November | Editors Blog

As some of our readers may know, yesterday (24th November), we published an article following the tragic death of 3 East of England Ambulance staff who took their own lives.  The aim of the article was not to try and establish what had led to these tragic deaths.  Instead, it was to try and get a ‘snapshot’ of how our

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“We All Feel It Is A ‘When’ Not An ‘If’ For The Next Person”

Written by John Johnson, Editor of Emergency Services News: ‘Just before going to bed on Friday evening, at around 23:30 hours, I did my usual check of the various ‘channels’ which we use to stay up-to-date with all things related to the emergency services, NHS and armed forces.  During these routine checks, I came across some information which genuinely unsettled

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‘These Mates I Love Like Brothers’ | ARV Cop

Our new ‘Must Read’ section is dedicated to sharing the words of some of the top bloggers from within the emergency services, NHS and armed forces – both past and present.  The blogs are hand-picked by our team but do not necessarily represent the views of Emergency Services News. Instead, they reflect the experiences of individuals who have first-hand experience of what

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‘If You Had A Broken Leg You’d Go Get It Sorted So Why Not Your Head? | Guest Blog

“Largely Facebook is full of c**p but I do find it cathartic at times so I am going to share a story with you lovely listeners seeing as it is mental health awareness week. In 1995 I joined The Police or as some would call them, the pigs, the filth or the po po.. I was sick to death of

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‘There Is More Outrage About M&S Sweets Than There Is About This…’ | Former Police Sergeant

Our new ‘Must Read’ section is dedicated to sharing the words of some of the top bloggers from within the emergency services, NHS and armed forces – both past and present.  The blogs are hand-picked by our team but do not necessarily represent the views of Emergency Services News. Instead, they reflect the experiences of individuals who have first-hand experience of what

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Training Days and Qualification Shoots | ARV Cop | Guest Blog

Our new ‘Must Read’ section is dedicated to sharing the words of some of the top bloggers from within the emergency services, NHS and armed forces – both past and present.  The blogs are hand-picked by our team but do not necessarily represent the views of Emergency Services News. Instead, they reflect the experiences of individuals who have first-hand experience of what

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The Mets Recent Borough Mergers Are Leaving The Police Overstretched. And Here’s Why:

Over the weekend, I had a catch-up with a former colleague of mine who is still serving on the front line of the Met Police. Over a coffee, he told me about the impact that the recent borough mergers is having on officers who serve on London’s response team. It made for a very sombre conversation… The Met used to

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Anonymity And The Internet | ARV Cop | Guest Blog

Our new ‘Must Read’ section is dedicated to sharing the words of some of the top bloggers from within the emergency services, NHS and armed forces – both past and present.  The blogs are hand-picked by our team but do not necessarily represent the views of Emergency Services News. Instead, they reflect the experiences of individuals who have first-hand experience of what

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‘The Government’ | Guest Blog By Former Police Commander John Sutherland

Our new ‘Must Read’ section is dedicated to sharing the words of some of the top bloggers from within the emergency services, NHS and armed forces – both past and present.  The blogs are hand-picked by our team but do not necessarily represent the views of Emergency Services News. Instead, they reflect the experiences of individuals who have first-hand experience of what

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‘Life And The Job’ | ARV Cop | Guest Blog

Our new ‘Must Read’ section is dedicated to sharing the words of some of the top bloggers from within the emergency services, NHS and armed forces – both past and present.  The blogs are hand-picked by our team but do not necessarily represent the views of Emergency Services News. Instead, they reflect the experiences of individuals who have first-hand experience of what

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