Category Archives: Found In The Inbox

‘You Are Parked Across Our Drive – We Are Happy For You To Park Anywhere’ (And Here’s A Sandwich)

Over the last 12 months, we have lost count of the number of nasty messages and belligerent notes which have been left on emergency vehicles, written by people moaning and complaining about where they have been parked.  Anyone with an ounce of decency and with a spark of common sense knows that, when it comes to saving lives, then emergency

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‘When You See An Ambulance On Blue Lights You Assume They Are Going To An Emergency’ | Paramedic

This piece, written by a paramedic, gives an insight into one of the biggest challenges facing the emergency services at the moment; people blatantly wasting their time.  The ‘blog’ was not sent into us by the Paramedic who wrote it.  It was instead sent into us by a colleague who read it and who believed that the general public should

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Paramedics Find A Live Chicken In The Boot Of Crashed Vehicle

I remember finding all sorts of weird things in vehicles which had been involved in accidents during my time on a response team in the Met Police.  But I don’t ever remember finding live animals in the boots of vehicles which had been crashed by their drunk drivers.  But that is precisely what this paramedic and his oppos found over

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Can We Help An Emergency Medical Technician To Get A Place On A Trip Of A Lifetime? Of Course We Can!

While checking the inbox this morning, we found the following message regarding a paramedic who has entered a competition for a Polar trip of a lifetime: “Hi please could you post the below on your page?  “Natalie works on ambulances and spends every day helping others.  “She and her husband Jamie, are passionate about promoting mental health and well-being in

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Staff Notice Telling Ambulance Crews NOT To Have Hot Drinks In Cabs Is Quickly Removed

While checking out the messages from our fans which have been sent into us over the weekend, one message, in particular, stood out.  Our eyes are always drawn to the messages which are sent into us that include videos or pictures which have been filmed/taken by our followers.  An oppo had taken a picture of a staff notice that had

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Were YOU The Police Officer Who Went ‘Above And Beyond?’

Here at emergency services humour, we are always on the look-out for positive stories which involve members of the emergency services.  Of course, there are plenty of negative stories which get passed around in some sections of the mainstream media.  But if you want the positive stories, then we will ALWAYS hunt them down and share them.  And this is

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Fancy Some Overtime? But Don’t You DARE Take Time Off For Sickness. Otherwise We Will Have The Overtime Back | Anon

This message was sent into us by an oppo in green on the condition of anonymity.  As ever, we are interested in your thoughts on this (both emergency services personnel and members of the public) ‘So ____ have no staff left, so they’ve periodically incentivised their overtime at rates of between £50-£250 (depending on which shifts you pick up).  ‘Now

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