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Soldiers, nurses, and doctors to run U.K. ambulances during strike

- 01/23/2015

By Ross Lydall London Evening Standard LONDON — A total of 1,200 soldiers are on standby to drive London ambulances under “major incident” procedures to maintain 999 services ...


Remembering a Va. medic; LODD investigative report released

- 01/21/2015

My friend and colleague, paramedic Josh Weissman, died nearly three years ago. The line-of-duty-death investigative report was released recently (full disclosure: I assisted in writing the report). Why ...


N.C. medic killed in crash remembered by colleagues

- 01/20/2015

BY JASMINE SPENCER Fox 8 News ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Emergency crews from across North Carolina attended the funeral of a Rockingham County paramedic who died while helping a driver ...


Fla. EMS provider likely at fault in 5-vehicle crash

- 01/20/2015

Intersection collision sends multiple people to hospital, at least 1 critical


Fla. EMS provider likely at fault in 5-vehicle crash

- 01/20/2015

By Elizabeth Johnson Herald-Tribune SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. — It appears the driver of an ambulance was at fault in a five-vehicle crash that sent seven people to the hospital and shut ...


Medics to leave ED if patient not quickly admitted

- 01/19/2015

By Ian Johnston The Independent LONDON — Ambulance staff told to leave patients at A&E departments if they have not been admitted after 45 minutes. Ambulance staff in some areas ...


San Francisco hiring on-call medics to cover shifts

- 01/19/2015

By Chris Roberts The Examiner San Francisco, Calif. — To help fix problems with ambulance response times, The City will hire on-call paramedics to staff the vehicles while waiting for ...


Hundreds attend funeral Md. medic killed on-duty

- 01/19/2015

BEL AIR, Md. — Forest Hill resident Richard Etheridge sat on a Jersey barrier across South Hickory Avenue from the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company's main fire station Saturday afternoon, ...


Co-workers of N.C. medic killed in wreck appreciate support

- 01/16/2015

By Kenwyn Caranna News & Record WENTWORTH, N.C. — Rockingham County emergency workers have been overwhelmed with offers of support to help them attend the funeral of an EMS captain ...


Chicago paramedic PAC supports mayoral candidate

- 01/15/2015

By Fran Spielman Chicago Sun-Times CHICAGO — Mayoral challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia is promising to bolster Chicago’s fleet of 75 advanced life support ambulances, ...


Philly medics, firefighters get new contract with salary boost

- 01/14/2015

By Chris Hepp The Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia's firefighters have been awarded a new four-year contract that increases salaries by 9.25 percent over the life ...


Medic, sole survivor, recalls fatal air ambulance crash

- 01/12/2015

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. — A paramedic who was the sole survivor of an air ambulance crash remembered his three deceased colleagues during the 10 year anniversary memorial of the incident. A ...


Ore. medics rescue climber injured on Mount Hood

- 01/11/2015

By Kasia Hall The Oregonian PORTLAND, Ore. — A climber on Mount Hood who slid and hit his head was rescued Wednesday afternoon. Clackamas County sheriff's deputies launched ...


Neb. medics to assist volunteer EMTs

- 01/11/2015

County program aims to improve patient care and assure adequate EMS coverage


Neb. medics to assist volunteer EMTs

- 01/11/2015

By Jordan Shefte WOWT OMAHA, Neb. — Cass County Emergency Management is testing out a first-of-its-kind program in Nebraska. EMS paramedics will now be assisting volunteer EMT's ...


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