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Compassion Fatigue vs Compassion Satisfaction

Author: Michael Emmerich Published in: Summer 2019 Edition of Ambulance Today Magazine “When you’re compassionate, you’re not running away from suffering, you’re not feeling overwhelmed by suffering, and you’re not pretending the suffering doesn’t exist. When you are practicing compassion, you can stay present with suffering.” Sara Shairer: https://eftraining.co.uk/what-is-compassion-fatigue/ In the emergency first responder profession, […]

Weardale community paramedic scheme starts

Date: 31 July 2019 A new community paramedic service has been set up in Weardale. The service started this month and covers Crook, Willington and Stanhope.  It will initially operate for a 12-month trial period.  The new service is in addition to a similar scheme which currently operates in Barnard Castle. Paramedics from the North East Ambulance […]

AMBULANCE SERVICE CELEBRATES CLINICAL EXCELLENCE ACROSS CHESHIRE AND MERSEY

Date: 7 August 2019 Celebrating those who have demonstrated the highest levels of patient care and innovation across Cheshire and Merseyside, North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has held its second ever Achieving Clinical Excellence (ACE) Awards last week.  The ceremony, which took place on Tuesday 30 July at Formby Hall Golf Club, was hosted by […]