Paramedic describes "nightmare" after being spat on by abusive patient

Paramedic describes "nightmare" after being spat on by abusive patient

A paramedic has described her “nightmare” after being spat on while trying to take a woman to hospital in an ambulance during a night shift. Tracy Higginbottom, who has been a paramedic for more than 20 years, said the experience in Cornwall left her feeling “contaminated, broken and defeated”. She…

Paramedic stopped from 'dream job' after condition triggered sepsis

Paramedic stopped from 'dream job' after condition triggered sepsis

A qualified paramedic who had just finished training when emergency services saved her life told how she was blue-lighted to hospital when a rare bladder condition triggered deadly sepsis – leaving her unable to walk and perform her dream job. Despite being plagued by urinary tract infections throughout her teens,…

Paramedic on 'daunting' moment she rescued zookeeper from two lions

Paramedic on 'daunting' moment she rescued zookeeper from two lions

A paramedic has described the “daunting” moment she rescued a zookeeper who had been mauled by two lions. The victim, identified as 35-year-old Jennifer Brown, is in a critical but stable condition after the attack at Shoalhaven Zoo in New South Wales, Australia. The two male lions pounced on the…