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11 August 2017

For my final night shift on placement with London Ambulance Service, I was with the Joint Response Unit (JRU). It's a branch off special operations where a paramedic will only respond to police-generated calls and requests, as well as uncovered, emergency 'Red 1' call-outs. Read more…

11 August 2017

The final stretch of placement has arrived! Two day shifts and two night shifts were all that stood between me and the end-of-year assessments. Read more…

8 August 2017

Camden ambulance station, Friday: three crews were at base all enjoying a rare occurrence - being sent back for break! Read more…

3 August 2017

Life on placement with the London Ambulance Service is certainly never quiet. On a recent night shift in Camden, I attended 11 patients as part of a Fast Response Unit. Read more…

12 July 2017

The second and final shift for my week on placement started with a bang. Red Base (control room) buzzed us up on the radio for a Red 1 in progress around the corner. Read more…

20 June 2017

On return to University following out-of-ambulance placement, we've been thrown in the deep end, studying the systems of the body in great depth. And I've also become a film-maker... Read more…

19 June 2017

This week I want to share with you an average week on placement, to try and demonstrate how to keep a uni-life balance. I am currently placed in the community, to meet the number of hours you need to complete four short days (8am–4pm) per week. Read more…

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