Author Archives: Disposable Asset

Emergency services are exposed to more trauma, suffering and death in a single shift than most Victorians would deal with in a lifetime.

Police Association Secretary Ron Iddles says emergency services are exposed to more trauma, suffering and death in a single shift than most Victorians would deal with in a lifetime. VIC News Police and ambulance mental health unions want radical change … Continue reading

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A Bloody Disgraceful Act

  Let me assure any firefighter (career or volunteer) to whom this happens that both you and I are entitled to a safe workplace and if I am confronted with this situation I will withdraw from the scene taking my … Continue reading

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From a Paramedic

I have been a paramedic with Ambulance Victoria for years now. Over the course of that time I will have seen many times over the amount of trauma and mayhem that all but a select few (veterans, police, firefighters and … Continue reading

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Remembering My friend Helen

Some of you may remember “My Friend Helen” It starts, “I have a friend Helen. She was a lovely person, she was a great paramedic, awesome mother and staunch unionist. Over the years I have learnt a lot from Helen, not only … Continue reading

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Ellice’s Exit

This is Ellice, who has been a paramedic for nearly 10 years. Ellice has just resigned from her Ambulance Service and wanted to  share some thoughts. I don’t think it really matters which one, they all need to learn something … Continue reading

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Paramedics swamp police with allegations of criminal conduct by colleagues

Police have been swamped with allegations made by paramedics about their colleagues following the ambulance commissioner’s invitation to staff to report criminal conduct to the police. NSW Ambulance acting chief executive David Dutton wrote to a former paramedic who runs a … Continue reading

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Not good enough!!!!

Last night one of Queensland’s paramedics was disgracefully assaulted in the back of an ambulance by a patient on the way to hospital on the Gold Coast. As you can see from these photos it was a vicious attack that has … Continue reading

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