Category Archives: Message From An Oppo

Friends Would Often Ask Me, On Hearing Of A Police Officer’s Death; “Did You Know That Officer?”

This was shared earlier on today in one of our Facebook Groups: ‘Friends would often ask me, on hearing of a Police Officer’s death,” did you know that officer?” I would say….” What? You mean that officer who joined the Police Service because he wanted to help people, fight crime and make a difference to people’s lives. The officer who

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‘While At Work On The Big Yellow Taxi Of Convenience, We’ve All Heard The Following Patient Statements’

We found the following DM from an oppo in our inbox. He/she asked us to share his/her thoughts with you all so that you can share some wisdom/advice: ‘While at work on the big yellow taxi of convenience, we’ve all heard the following patient statements. But would the followings responses from crews be deemed acceptable? Or do I need to

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‘Needing Some Urgent Anonymous Advice’ | Anon Oppo

We like to think of ourselves as the anonymous conduit through which our followers, both oppos and civilian, can channel their day-to-day trials and tribulations. For example, we know already that our followers will give advice in a no-nonsense, non-politically correct way. And this is the sort of advice that brings the most amount of clarity to our followers who

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Threatening Violence During A 999 Call WON’T Make An Ambulance Respond Quicker

This small rant is in response to a tweet that we were CC’d in on via our twitter page (feel free to give us a follow @ES_Humour). In the tweet that was shared in the early hours of the morning, an oppo of the Emergency Medical Dispatcher variety said: ‘Threatening to sexually assault the girl next to you on a

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Can You Help To Reunite An Ambulance Controller With Their Stolen Vehicle?

Yet again, another one of our oppos has had their vehicle stolen by a callous and heartless thief who sees fit to ‘take’ from society rather than to give anything back to it. A controller working with West Midlands Ambulance Service has had their pride and joy nicked; It’s a green Defender registration M311 PAW. It should be relatively distinctive

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‘Unsolicited Advice To The Newbie’ | Paramedic With 10 Years Service Shares Some Wisdom

This video was spotted by one of our many roaming volunteer reporters, who are programmed to surf the interweb looking for videos, pictures and stories which our readers – both emergency services personnel and members of the public – might find interesting. Here at ESH, we love videos; especially ones which have been filmed by our oppos. Videos give more

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WATCH | Whats The Cake Fine For Getting Caught ‘Tick Tocking’ On National TV?

If you haven’t served in the police or the armed forces, then you probably have not come up against the hand-eye coordination challenge which is known as ‘tick-tocking’. You might think that marching is easy and, to be fair, it is. But sometimes when you end up thinking about how to march, your body all-of-a-sudden starts doing strange things. And

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