As our regular readers, both inside and outside of the emergency
By doing this and by providing such a platform in the digital world, we hope that the general public can better understand the challenges which are faced by emergency services & NHS personnel who are doing a job that not many can do.
In particular, we share the stories, thoughts and blogs of our former colleagues who have been subjected to abuse (whether physical or verbal) in the optimistic hope that such attacks and that such abuse will become less frequent.
Whilst we know that we can never stop this
The message below was sent into us over the weekend by one of our readers who is currently serving in the emergency services:
“Thought you might like a small insightful post!
“I don’t know, but I felt very insightful writing it after just ‘one of those shifts’
“Don’t shout at me, I’m here to help you! Calm down don’t call me names I’m trying to help YOU!
“I need your details to help YOU! The questions are there to rule out the worst possible case for YOU.
“To get the best and safest care for YOU!
“So when you are whinging that nothings as good as it could be, realise that the system in place in there for a reason and if you’d like to know why, just ask!
“Name calling, screaming and shouting won’t change that.
“I’ll still run around for you to get you the best possible care, I’ll understand your stress and pain.
“I do not take any pleasure in hearing about your pain.
“I do what I do, because I care.
“Do not abuse the few who give their all for you!”
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WE NEED YOUR HELP.Here at Emergency Services News, we aim to tell you stories that the mainstream media are not interested in reporting. Whilst the MSM love to berate and ridicule the emergency services, who is there to report on the realities of serving on the front line?
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We do it because we are sick and tired of the mainstream media constantly trying to undermine the men and women who put their lives on the line to keep you and your family safe.
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