Category Archives: Emergency Services News

Man Jailed After Stealing Surgical Masks From A South London Hospital

A man has been sent to prison for three months after he was caught stealing life-saving surgical face masks from a south London hospital.  Lerun Hussain, 34, of Worsopp Drive, Clapham, SW4, was sentenced to 12 weeks imprisonment at Croydon Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 7th April.  The theft occurred at the King’s College Hospital on Sunday 5th April.  Police were

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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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Met Police Reports Increase Of ‘Extreme Speeding’ On London’s Roads During Lockdown

The Metropolitan Police has reported a worrying increase in the number of instances of motorists caught ‘extreme speeding’ on the streets of the capital during the national lockdown. The Met’s Lead on Investigation for Fatal & Serious road collisions, Supt Andy Cox, has asked people to view these speeding motorists the same way as they would drink drivers.  In a

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Another SIX Males Are Sent To Prison For ‘Corona-Coughing’ On Police

Another six males have been sent to prison after spitting/coughing on police officers while claiming to have COVID-19.  Michael Gray, 41, of Ingatestone Road, SE25, was sentenced at Croydon Magistrates Court on Friday 3rd April after he pleaded guilty to assaulting an emergency worker and using threatening words or behaviour.  The incident happened at about 01:55 hours on Thursday 2nd

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Man Who Punched Three Police Officers And Attacked A Police Dog After Being Asked To Account For His Journey Is Found Guilty Of Assault

A violent thug who assaulted three police officers and a police dog in a shocking act of violence in Nottingham has today pleaded guilty at court. Nelson Nelson, 29, of Stonnall Road, Aldridge, appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on 6th April.  Nelson pleaded guilty to two counts of Actual Bodily Harm, assault with intent to resist arrest, assault of an

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A Police Officer Promised To Share This Grieving Family’s Message

From an anonymous police officer: ‘I am a serving front line Police officer currently working on response.  This evening (Monday 6th April 2020), I was called to an address where an adult in their 50s had just passed away having recently been confirmed as having contracted the COVID-19 virus.  This was obviously an extremely emotional time for this persons partner

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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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