Chatting over coffee with one of our new grads recently, I shifted to conversation to see how she had been… Read more “I thought people would be nicer”: Why paramedics may not seem the most caring of the healthcare professions.
“A paramedic? Oh, you must see some terrible things!” It’s kinda the first response line people give you when you… Read more And whatever you do, don’t forget my f#$%ing jacket: how paramedics cope with trauma.
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
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
Our ambulance hurtled up the hill. Rudely interrupted from our planned trip to the hardware store to suss out some… Read more I couldn’t be with him when he died.
We arrived in the late hours of a Friday night. Out the front of the slightly run down house, illuminated… Read more Mind if I borrow your gun?