Category Archives: Found In The Inbox

‘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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‘The Look Of Disgust Upon Her Face’ | Dit Of The Day

‘During the morning family excursion for a walk and a scone at the waterwheel cafe in Selkirk. ‘Somebody had a dose of the “post-nightshift trots”. ‘No dramas there, utilised the disabled toilet which is tactically the furthest away from the guest area in this resonating, wooden shack of a cafe. ‘All was going well. I thought I was scot-free. ‘Until

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Can Toothache Block Your Airway? Asking For A Mate…

One of our intrepid followers contacted us anonymously with a screenshot of an ’emergency’ call that was sent to them by their control room. The call seemed to suggest that the patient requested a blue-light response from the emergency ambulance service because a toothache was preventing them from breathing. Now, other than some emergency life-saving support training, I have no

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Emergency Ambulance Sent To Woman Who ‘Cannot Stop Eating’ & Who ‘Needs To Go To Hospital’

If you do not work in the ambulance service, yet you sometimes wonder why you hear reports of emergency ambulance crews being sent to calls which appear to be a complete waste of emergency ambulance resources, then this is a prime example of one such call. The source who sent this image into us said: ‘When people say “I couldn’t

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Three-Year-Olds New Favourite Game – ‘Nee Naw Fire Truck Rescues Cat’

Toddlers and kids, in general, seem to love the emergency services. Perhaps it’s the sight of cars, vans, motorbikes and trucks racing to 999 calls on blue lights that stirs up their interest in the life-saving work of the emergency services? Or maybe it’s the sight of the various uniforms along with the domineering presence often felt when in the

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Child Calls 999 To Find Out How To Become A Paramedic

A child has called 999 because they wanted to find out more about how to become a paramedic. Clearly inspired by the fantastic and life-saving work of the ambulance service, the child knew that, by calling 999, then he/she would get through to the emergency services. However, unbeknown to the young child, 999 is for emergencies rather than careers advice!

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