Category: 999

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Heartless attack on ambulance and crew

Reckless behaviour in Cleethorpes has put lives at risk as an ambulance crew are assaulted, and an ambulance is damaged in a heartless attack. A crew were treating a patient in the back of...

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London Ambulance Service Demonstrates Pit Crew CPR

Inspired by Formula One racing, the pit crew concept is designed to bring increased efficiency and structure to the way the London Ambulance Service treats patients in cardiac arrest. Each member of the team...

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Alcoholic pulled out knife as paramedic tried to treat him

PATIENT John Williamson pulled out a knife as a paramedic tried to treat him on Boxing Day. The 47-year-old had called an ambulance to his Cobridge home, but abused medical staff that had arrived...

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Man who punched ambulance drivers avoids jail

A man who forced an ambulance to stop before punching the driver in a road rage attack has avoided jail. Michael Kearns, himself a former ambulance driver, cut up the vehicle which was transporting...

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Armed robbers continue to target South Africa medics

Two more paramedics were robbed at gunpoint as they were treating a patient JOHANNESBURG — Johannesburg Emergency Services has confirmed two of its paramedics have been robbed at gunpoint in Hursthill. It’s understood the pair were...

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Paramedics experiment with drones in Canada

The drones can be used to explore hazardous situations and deliver medicine RENFREW, Ontario — Paramedics in Canada are now using drones as part of their emergency-response team. Ctvnews.ca reported the drones are often...

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Ambulance burned out in fiery crash

Two paramedics and a trainee were in the rig; one paramedic suffered minor injuries ALHEIM, Germany — An ambulance in Germany was on its way to an emergency call when it hit black ice...