Category Archives: Health Service

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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‘This Is Not A Part Of The Job’ | Guest Blog

Each day, thousands of nurses go into work in order to help complete strangers. I am not just talking about nurses in this country, I am talking about nurses from all around the world. The image above, was produced and shared by Queensland Health in Australia. Proving that, regardless of where in the world you are, nurses are being subjected

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How One Tweet Summed Up The Feelings Of Millions

Those of us who have worked in the NHS or those of us who have family and friends working in the NHS, probably have, at some point, heard people talking about how ‘c**p’ THEY think the NHS is. Anyone working in the HUGE NHS Family will know, that the NHS is not c**p. Instead, SOME elements of the NHS have

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Now People Have Started To Steal Defibrillators!

I am not sure just how many lives are saved by Public Access Defibrillators (PADs) each year, but you can imagine that the number is significant. A defibrillator is a device that gives a high energy electric shock to the heart through the chest wall to someone who is in cardiac arrest. This high energy shock is called defibrillation, and it’s an

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FOI Request Revealed That The Health & Care Professionals Council Spent £17,000 On ONE Christmas Party

As with many of the stories which we share with you, this one was sent into our team by one of our followers. We always welcome our followers to send us information, stories or blogs which they believe people might want to see. In this particular case, a follower (who requested to remain anonymous) shared with us the details of

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Would You As Parents Want To Know If Your Newborn Has A Mitochondrial Disease? | Guest Blog

This blog was sent into our team by one of our followers who serves in the Ambulance Service: ‘Here’s some background data so that you might understand why I’m going to ask later a very fundamental question of you all. A month or so back, my colleagues and I watched in horror as, what can only be described as a

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Only Someone Who Has Spent Their Life In An Office Would Think Serving Until You Are 68 Is A ‘Good’ Idea

In our humble opinion, it will only be a matter of time now until the retirement age of the men and women serving on the front line is pushed further and further back. There has already been rumours that Firearms Officers serving on the thin blue line could soon be expected to work on the front line until they reach

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Jail Time To DOUBLE For Assaulting An Emergency Worker Under New Law

We have been tracking the progress of the Assaults On Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill as it made its way through the House of Commons and then the House of Lords and we are pleased to see that, as of yesterday, the bill made it onto the statute books. The Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill will create a new offence

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