The elderly lady is semi-recumbent in her bed. She is totally animated and enthralled with my partner who’s taking her… Read more You’ve gotta love dementia patients.
Whilst on a forum with some doctors recently, the obvious question came up: What in your opinion makes a good… Read more Nice. Fast. Good. A simple explanation on how to be a great paramedic and gain respect in the ED.
Understand that everyone has an agenda.
Having recently graduated from my program, I have now struck a very exciting and terrifying reality: I’m actually a paramedic.… Read more Welcome to the real world
It was late; around 1am as we drove up to the house. Urgency and sadness grasped us: our pager’s had… Read more Oh please, please just stop talking.
Recently as I was sitting in the report writing area smashing down pseudoephedrine like skittles, a colleague turned and drily… Read more Should I go to work when I’m sick?
You meet a lot of odd characters in ambulance. I don’t just mean the usual mental health patients (one of… Read more Paramedic stories number 3
In ambulance, there are rules. Nobody in particular set them.We cannot change them. They simply exist. It was late at… Read more By the rules.
It’s been awhile since I posted properly sorry! It’s been super busy and I promise I’ve got lots of good… Read more The basics of self care
There are few jobs in the world more difficult to gain a proficiency in than those in front line healthcare.… Read more Don’t give . Why you shouldn’t drop out of your grad year and internship.