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“If it wasn’t for the London Ambulance Service, my wife and daughter, I wouldn’t be here now.” Chingford cardiac arrest survivor thanks staff who saved his life

Date: 24 July 2019 A man has been reunited with staff from London Ambulance Service who saved his life after he collapsed at home in cardiac arrest. Andreas Kallis, 68, and his family visited Walthamstow ambulance station recently for the opportunity to meet and personally thank all those involved. His wife Tina, 63, recalls the […]

Improving the chances of surviving a cardiac arrest in the North East

Improving the chances of survival for cardiac arrest patients is something close to North East Ambulance Service’s heart and their latest initiative is set to do just that. If you or someone you cared about was having a cardiac arrest and just a short walk away from where you were, there was someone trained in […]

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, […]