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SECAmb Press Release

South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb) is asking people to prepare for cold temperatures and possible snow across its region in the coming days. While some areas will be more affected than others, the Trust is urging everyone to…

London’s Air Ambulance Charity: Orhan’s Story

When Orhan got off the bus, he was hit by a lorry and thrown 80 feet along the road. From then on every minute made a difference to the 13 year old. He had a swelling on his brain, a lacerated liver, heavily bruised lungs and multiple…

Two abusive 999 callers appear in court

Two abusive 999 callers appear in court Abusive caller costs NHS almost £25,000 A frequent caller who rang for an ambulance 344 times in six months has appeared in court. Thomas Exhall, from Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire, made…

IN MEMORIAM: DECLAN BRYAN DOMINIC HENEGHAN (1965-2018)

It is with great sadness that staff at UNISON heard of the sudden and untimely death of Declan Heneghan on 28 November 2018. UNISON and Ambulance Today have worked together closely for many years updating ambulance staff across the sector…

A sudden change

It is with great sadness that I find myself writing my first editor’s column for Ambulance Today. And I find myself at a loss for words as to where, or how I should begin. My father would never have had this problem: it did not matter what…

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