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!”
If you have a story, video or one-off blog that you would like to share with us, then you can contact our team of former emergency services & armed forces personnel either through our Facebook page, via Twitter ( @ES_News_ ) or you can contact us via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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If you would like to write an article that you would like us to share (it can be about anything to do with the emergency services / NHS) whether you serve in the emergency services / NHS or whether you are a member of the public who has had a good experience with the emergency services, then feel free to contact our team; anonymously if you prefer.
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