Category Archives: Found In The Inbox

The Ultimate ‘WTF’ 999 Call | Anon

One of our intrepid followers sent us the following message on the condition of anonymity. I think that most people will agree that this emergency call definitely comes under the category of ‘wtf’: The message said: “The “wtf” call.  “Obviously need to remain annon.  “Sent to a 999 call from a medical professional (doctor) in a hospital for a member

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“You’re Not Paid To Pee, Do Your Job You’re Paid For” | Anon

If nurses are being treated like this (scroll down for the message that was sent to us), then there’s little wonder so many people are leaving the industry and so few people want to join! If, as a ‘supervisor’, then you have this sort of attitude you should do yourself and everyone else a favour and resign! Why do some

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‘But I Am Broken, 12 Hours Isn’t Enough, To Fit In All The Existing Crimes I’ve Yet To Investigate’ | Anon

I wondered whether you could post this anonymously… After a hard shift trying to hold up the thin blue line, I was compelled to get my feelings down, and I think it speaks volumes… I take off my boots They’re scuffed and dull There used to be a time where they’d shine, and I’d wear them with pride. But now

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‘Whilst You Have Been Out At Work This Week, Doing The 9-5…’ | Medic Blog

This poem was sent into us by a follower: ‘Whilst you have been out at work this week,  Doing the 9-5, We’ve been working unsocial hours, Trying to keep people alive. We’ve helped Doris up off the floor, We’ve collared and boarded a chap who got hit by a car, We’ve been to jobs all over west Yorkshire,  No matter

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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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‘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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