A grateful member of the public has asked us to share their message of thanks to two South West Ambulance Foundation Trust (SWAFT) paramedics who came to his assistance.
The message was shared in our Emergency Services Community Facebook group, which allows members of the public to join an online community that aims to share positive news stories about the emergency services & NHS.
In the message, Will Ockleshaw said:
“I was wondering if you might be able to post a little thank you for me.
“I know how long thank yous can take to filter down to the crews through official channels.
“While I can’t remember their names, I’d like to shout out to the two Paramedics from South Western Ambulance for their assistance on Wednesday evening.
“Although I can’t remember the important stuff.
“That they listened to my sister regarding the latest onset of bone tumour derived pain and got me sorted and to the hospital to be further medicated.
“As much as I feel like a fraud and a waste of time for them and our NHS teams because what I have is can’t be seen by the eye.
“The assurance that I do have a medical need as I’d exhausted all of my home options, including my own stash of morphine and waited five and a half hours-ish before even calling waiting to see if it would just stop or at least get a little less like it tends to by the time we get to the hospital.
“They really were bloody amazing.
“Another email to SWASFT will be being sent tonight”.
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