Category Archives: NHS

Three Police Cars And One Ambulance Damaged In One Day

In the space of less than 24 hours, three police vehicles and one ambulance have been damaged by mindless criminals who clearly have zero respect for the emergency services. In Merseyside alone, THREE police cars had their windows smashed whilst they were parked outside of Aintree University Hospital. Chief Inspector Andrea Quinton said in a tweet: ‘3 emergency vehicles damaged.

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Thieves In London Target Motorcycle Paramedic’s Helmets

It would appear that thieves in London have now decided to target London Ambulance Service (LAS) motorcycle paramedics by stealing their helmets whilst the medics carry out their life-saving work. A spokesperson for the LAS confirmed that two motorcycle helmets had been stolen in the space of two months. On 4th of Feb, a helmet was stolen whilst a paramedic

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APPEAL: Help Police Catch Males Who Damaged Emergency Ambulance (VIDEO)

Police Officers from Derbyshire Police would like to speak to these two men (scroll down for video) about the damage which was caused to an emergency ambulance on New Year’s Day. Paramedics from the East Midlands Ambulance Service were called to an emergency in Hope Road, Bamford, in the early hours of New Year’s Day. The ambulance was left parked

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Woman Spits At Paramedic And Throws Brick At Emergency Ambulance

A woman spat at a paramedic who had been sent to help her and threw a brick at an emergency ambulance during a violent altercation with the crew. Carol McKnight had drunk two bottles of wine before she decided to get into her car and drop a letter off to her local police station in Boultham. The 56-year-old then headed

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Male Who Assaulted Paramedic Is Made Subject Of Criminal Behaviour Order

A man who assaulted a paramedic has been made the subject of a five year criminal behaviour order. Two paramedics had gone to Darren Batson’s home in Watts Crescent, Purfleet, on June 1 (2018) in order to treat him for back pain and vomiting. While inside the ambulance, Batson swung his fist at one of the medics who was trying

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My Concern About Women In Labour | Emergency Medical Dispatcher (ANON)

The following guest blog was sent into us earlier on this afternoon by someone who, for obvious reasons, has asked to remain anonymous: ‘I am an Emergency Medical Dispatcher, handling 999 calls for a busy Ambulance Control. ‘There are many concerns, often shared on your site by other Ambulance colleagues, however I don’t think this subject has come up before.

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Early Signs Of Another ‘Winter Crisis’?

It may be unseasonably mild out there, but it would appear that winter is starting to show signs of living up to its recent reputation where fleets of emergency ambulances are parked up outside of A&Es up-and-down the country waiting to hand their patients over. The featured image used in this article was sent into us by one of our

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South Central Ambulance Service Forced To Blacklist More Homes After Rise In Attacks On Staff

South Central Ambulance Service have been forced to blacklist more homes in Waterlooville and Gosport owing to an increase in attacks on their ambulance staff. When an address gets ‘blacklisted’ it means that ambulance crews will not attend that address without police assistance. So if an occupant at such an address needs life-saving treatment, then their previous aggressive and abusive

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“I Doubt My Mum Will Ever Know She Saved My Life That Day” | Anon Paramedic

This story was sent into us via email. We share stories such as these in order to highlight the need for better mental health services for our colleagues. It is something we are passionate about. Being exposed to traumatic incidents on a constant basis, year-after-year, can take its toll even on the most strong-minded of people. We each deal with

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‘I Start As A Call Handler In Feb – I Could Do With Some Advice (Wrong Advice Only)’ | Guest Blog

Whenever a new member of the emergency services family joins up, then it’s always a wondrous and magnificent occasion.  This morning we had a message via our Facebook page from someone who will be joining the thin green line in Feb next year!  For the new recruit, then gone are the monotonous days of simply doing the same things over

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