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27 November 2019

Being a student paramedic can have an effect on your physical and emotional wellbeing. For me, physical activity has made a positive effect on my mental health as well as allowing me to feel capable to handle challenges that I face. Read more…

11 December 2018

For those of you who have not noticed - darker & colder nights are setting in; mornings involve plenty of hot drinks and de-icing of cars – winter is upon us! Read more…

1 May 2018

I was a nervous wreck turning up to Islington Ambulance Station at the beginning of my placement. I was introduced to my mentor and crew mate (I had absolutely no reason to be scared as they are lovely) and given a quick tour of the station and ambulances. Read more…

16 April 2018

I am a paramedic student and have been volunteering for the Cub Scout Association, gaining skills in leadership, teamworking and problem solving at my local Cub 'Pack'. Read more…

4 April 2018

Recently I worked at an interview day on campus for the Paramedic Science course, and was pleased to see how many were well prepared for such an occasion. Read more…

4 April 2018

The first few weeks of University were the most daunting yet exciting few weeks! Packed full of moving miles from home, making new friends, freshers fairs and events, and for the unlucky ones…freshers flu, the first few weeks seem to come and go in a flash! Read more…

9 March 2018

Weeks have passed since my belated return to University and I have made a thorough indent into my 5,000-word Research Methodology assignment. I'm focusing on the grey area between warm and hot 'zones' where emergency services work in the event of a major incident. Read more…

11 January 2018

I live in the Student Village in Chelmsford whilst studying BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science, and I am currently a Residential Assistant there. It's a role I love. Read more…

11 August 2017

For my final night shift on placement with London Ambulance Service, I was with the Joint Response Unit (JRU). It's a branch off special operations where a paramedic will only respond to police-generated calls and requests, as well as uncovered, emergency 'Red 1' call-outs. Read more…

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