Category Archives: Guest Blog

‘I still have friends within the police – people I shared many a dangerous situation with and I’m watching them suffer’ | Guest Blog

This guest blog was sent into us by a former member of the very thin blue line. If you have a blog or story that you would like to share, then contact our team:  ‘Having left my previous employment almost 8 months ago, I thought that I would become detached from the problems the police force are facing, however, this

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“I want to know how it is possible for police officers to continually harass people?” |This Police Officers Reply Is Priceless

A North Island police station received this question from a resident through the feedback section of a local Police website: “I would like to know how it is possible for police officers to continually harass people and get away with it?” In response, a sergeant posted this reply: First of all, let me tell you this … it’s not easy.

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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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‘Prime Minister disMAY’ | Anonymous

This ‘message’ was sent into our team anonymously earlier on this morning. We have a feeling that it will capture the sentiment of many currently on the ever-thinning blue line.  ‘Colleagues….. please take a couple of minutes to read this little ditty that I have written….keep up the good work. ‘Prime Minister disMAY’ Hello everybody My name is Teresa May

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‘What A Strange World’ – Retired Police Sgt | Guest Blog

This guest blog was sent into us via our Facebook page, Emergency Services Humour:  ‘A few words that came to me after a few. Retired Sgt Newcastle What a strange world : When we bestow honours on a coward with impressive words but less than impressive actions. When we hear of those intent on evil and wrong doing being hurt

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I Am A Student Paramedic And I Am Scared – But Not For The Reasons You May Think! | Guest Blog

This guest blog was sent into us on the condition of anonymity. If you have a blog/story that you would like to share with us, then contact us using any of the details below:  ‘It’s natural as a student to have worries and fears about training and qualifying. ‘What I am writing about now, however, is not about the everyday

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“A Paramedic With Over 30 Years Experience Resigns. This Is The 5th In As Many Months. That’s Over 100 Years Of Clinical Experience Gone…” | Guest Blog

This guest blog was sent into us via email (details below). We are sharing it, because we are passionate about the mental health and safety of our colleagues working on the front line of the emergency services & NHS. We are, quite frankly, shocked at just how many experienced paramedics are leaving the service. Something has to be done. The

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Unless You’ve Been There You Wouldn’t Understand: A Paramedic’s Farewell To The Job | Guest Blog

“I just don’t want to do it anymore…..I can’t do it anymore” I said as I stood across the kitchen bench from my father as he sat there confused with a look on his face like many that I have seen before, when I explain that I simply cannot be a Paramedic anymore. “Why?” he asks. – “Unless you’ve been there, you

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