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Now facing a misconduct hearing he explains he did not respond to a call, saying there wasn’t enough time for crews to care for the patient and finish their 12-hour night shift on ...
Officials determined the incident, first reported as a stabbing, was a fabrication when he cut himself deeper than he intended ...
EMS providers need to do something for their own health and wellness just as they often do things to treat and save others ...
Edward Roddy, 48, died Feb. 22 after collapsing at a fire; the program will look at ways to reduce firefighters' heart attack risks ...
At first it seemed the best thing to do was to get back into a groove, but bad calls trigger difficult memories and an EMT is now trying to overcome addiction ...
The EMS Roaddocs riding club event raises awareness of PTSD, depression, and substance abuse among EMS professionals ...
It's part of an eight-point plan to retain and recruit staff after 62 percent of London Ambulance Service employees said they would not recommend it as a place to work ...
Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss the potential of upgraded dispatch technology that incorporates data including text messaging, photos and videos ...
Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson highlight the importance of peer support in light of an investigation into the death of a 24-year-old Pa. firefighter and EMT found dead in her ...
Like emergency management, public health preparedness is a system designed to assess threats to the public and determine measures to mitigate those threats. ...
After he felt sick on March 15, doctors found a mass that was in the cerebellum area of the brain, which controls coordination ...
Out of more than 1,500 East of England Ambulance Service employees, 55 percent said they were considering leaving due to working extra hours; 44 percent said they had taken sick ...
Bill Lang developed comprehensive program to be successful and sustainable through use of peer counselors ...
The 61-year-old man collapsed around mile 22; ALS medics on bikes shocked him with an AED and brought him to a waiting ambulance, where he regained a pulse ...
The Wake County EMS 6-year-old pilot project saved Medicaid about $500,000 in hospital and related costs during a recent 12-month period ...
Firefighters and paramedics will participate in the March for Meals campaign, which brings attention to the problems of senior hunger and isolation ...
EMS providers are needed to respond to survey about stress, emotional unrest, and lack of resources ...
The dispatchers are part of a study on the effects of reaction, mood, and health while using treadmills; 1 dispatcher walks 10 miles during her shift ...
For an EMT of 11 years the cumulative stress took a mental toll that was finally lessened by talking to other responders with their own burdens ...
Let others cheer your EMS accomplishments instead of a boastful T-shirt or hoodie ...