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The shopping trip by Stuart G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc The second night shift with the Welsh one.... A call to an 82 year-old female who is reported to have a fractured ‘P12’ (soon to be reasoned out as a misheard T1 ... Read on »
How to step from the pavement and survive by Stuart G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Naomi the Welsh visited for more punishment, London-style, and helped me on two shifts on the car. I’m in Wales next month to attend a CPD day and I’m due to ride out with h ... Read on »
Answers to the BIG post by Stuart G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I ruffled a few feathers with my post on obesity. I knew I would; I expected it. I want to respond to everyone who has commented and emailed to support, criticise or threate ... Read on »
Fat future by Stuart G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Why are we even talking about this ? The Government thinks it's a great idea and an 'innovation' to make special ambulances and resources available for drunk people. Getting ... Read on »
Radio Gaga by Stuart G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc This is the interview from the beginning of the week. Even the Beau, who came with me (cos it was Daddy day), enjoyed himself and sat in with the DJ, although he doesn' ... Read on »
Man in pants skates for dog by Stuart G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Now this is just plain stupid. I'd do pretty much anything for Scruffs the cat but I don't think it would include leaving my family without a husband and father. There have ... Read on »
What NOT to die for... by Stuart G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2011/12/25/ambulance-service-condemn-call_n_1169199.html Nuff said. Xf Read on »
For what it's worth by Stuart G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc It was only a matter of time.... http://www.camdennewjournal.com/news/2012/jan/paramedic-biker-%E2%80%98fireball%E2%80%99-euston-road This happened to a friend o ... Read on »
To beat or not to beat by Stuart G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I had compiled a few news stories that I found either relevant to my profession, worth talking about or just plain daft but I never got around to posting them, so now I'm ma ... Read on »
ROSC and ROLE by Stuart G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I've dealt with a spate of cardiac arrest calls recently, where the patient has been in a state known as PEA - Pulseless Electrical Activity; in other words, there's little ... Read on »
Naughty nurses by Stuart G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Nurses are getting a rough ride from this report , which concludes that some nurses are poorly trained and ill-equipped emotionally to care for patients who are sick and ... Read on »
Not a good year for the roses... or anything else for that matter by Stuart G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I've had my little violin out a lot this year, haven't I? I have a friend who actually owns one as a matter of fact! But it's been a bad year for me and I think I've be ... Read on »
Merry Christmas by Stuart G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I hope you are relaxing and enjoying time with your families. I'll be working from midnight and then again all night tomorrow, such is the luck of my draw this year. But I ... Read on »
Off the rails by Stuart G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc This will be interesting. Come the Olympic summer we'll be competing for emergency driving space on the roads with rail engineers. We claim a legal exemption so that ... Read on »
Offence? by Stuart G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc So, Mr Clarkson has once again got himself into bother by speaking his mind. Rightly, or wrongly, he says what he thinks and that's his crime. Now, before you all start ... Read on »
Naomi the Welsh by Stuart G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc This was one of the most entertaining tours of duty I've had in a long time. My Welsh paramedic joined me so that she could compare her job to ours, out here in the frontlin ... Read on »
Action! by Stuart G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc They were filming scenes from the forthcoming updated film version of ‘The Sweeney’ in and around Trafalgar Square today. I know this for two reasons; firstly because, a ... Read on »
Invisible paramedic by Stuart G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I had a few observers out with me on the latest run of shifts; a pharmacist from St Thomas’ Hospital, a medical student from UAE and a paramedic from the Welsh Ambulance Ser ... Read on »
Ready to go! by Stuart G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Use the PAYPAL button on the left hand bar to pay for your signed copy of The Station. Remember to choose what format you want and email me to let me know your name, so ... Read on »
Signed copies of the The Station by Stuart G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I'm getting copies ordered to sign for those of you who want one; if you want my squiggle on a hardback of the book, please drop me a comment or email me and let me know. ... Read on »