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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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East Of England Ambulance Service Invests In 55 Bespoke Ambulances

Specially-designed ambulances giving patients a smoother journey while improving the working environment for East of England Ambulance Services crews are to be rolled out across the region. East of England Ambulance service confirmed via their website that they are investing nearly £6m in 55 bespoke vehicles which will be phased in from the spring. A spokesperson for the Trust said:

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When Your ‘BFF’ At Work Is Also Your Dad

Few people get the opportunity to work with their parents. And even fewer people get this unique opportunity if you happen to work in the emergency services. However, one West Midlands Ambulance Service Student Paramedic gets to work with her Dad, Paramedic Andy Turner as they respond to life-threatening calls on their emergency ambulance. In a documentary that is due

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Paramedic Uses Neighbour’s Ladder To Save Five People From Burning House

Emergency services were called to a residential fire in the early hours of the morning but an ambulance crew arrived at the scene of the blaze, in Eastfield Place, Sutton, before the fire service. When the ambulance crew arrived, they were met with a large fire that had already consumed the ground floor of the property meaning that the residents

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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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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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EXCLUSIVE: London Ambulance Paramedics Told To Hand Over Any Cards With Money Left Inside To Management

Over the weekend, we were contacted anonymously via email by a Medic serving with the London Ambulance Service (LAS) who explained to us that they had been told by ‘LAS management’ to hand over any ‘thank you’ cards left on their emergency ambulances which contain any money. Over recent weeks, dozens of the same ‘thank you’ cards have been left

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Paramedics SPAT AT As They Made Their Way To Emergency Call

A Medic working for West Midlands Ambulance Service was abused by a motorist before being spat at as they made their way to an emergency call on Sunday morning. Medic Karl Williams said: ‘On way to a job today a man waved us down because I had drifted across lanes.  ‘He proceeded to verbally abuse and threaten us as he

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Remember The Individual Who KNOCKED OUT A Paramedic Whilst He Was In A&E?

Chances are, if you are in the #EmergencyServicesFamily or if you are a supporter of the emergency services / NHS, then you would have heard about the horrific case of a Paramedic who was knocked unconscious by a patient whilst he was in Rotherham District General Hospital’s A&E. The incident caused outrage amongst not only members of the emergency services

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