A day in the life of a Cumbrian paramedic

It's his second fall that day, following a heavy bout of the flu that has left them both feeling weak and unsteady.
The North West Ambulance Service are soon there to help.
Although distressing for those involved, these types of fall are seen all too regularly by 999 crews - and particularly in Cumbria where there is a high proportion of elderly residents.
Advanced paramedic Vinny Romano is first on the scene, followed closely by a local ambulance crew.
The fall is just one of a series of urgent incidents they will see on a typical winter's day in Cumbria.
On this particular shift, the... read more

 
8 January 2018 in Regional North West , Views: 28
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