Serious failings in medical care led to man’s death, inquest finds – The Guardian

Posted September 14th, 2016 in health, inquests, medical treatment, negligence, news, paramedics by tracey

‘The NHS has apologised after a coroner criticised “serious failings” in medical care that led to a man dying hours after an ambulance crew failed to diagnose his heart attack and take him to hospital.’

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The Guardian, 13th September 2016

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

‘Common sense’ plea over ambulance speeding fines – BBC News

Posted July 21st, 2015 in dangerous driving, emergency services, fines, news, paramedics, speed cameras by tracey

‘Ambulance trusts spent hundreds of hours having to appeal against speeding fines issued to emergency vehicles by police forces.’

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BBC News, 21st July 2015

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Director jailed for abusing paramedic on stag do – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 11th, 2015 in assault, news, paramedics, public order, sentencing by sally

‘Court hears 33-year-old James Richardson grabbed Samantha Dalton, 36, when she found him face down and unresponsive.’

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Daily Telegraph, 8th May 2015

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M&S and hair cut paramedic guilty of misconduct – BBC News

‘A paramedic who left patients in an ambulance while he did some shopping and had his hair cut has been found guilty of misconduct.’

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BBC News, 25th March 2015

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Paramedic sentenced over Walsall Manor Hospital death – BBC News

‘A paramedic has been sentenced for failing in his duty after the death of a man who collapsed outside a hospital.’

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BBC News, 11th February 2015

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Regina v Mitchell (William) – WLR Daily

Posted February 13th, 2014 in appeals, crime, law reports, misfeasance in public office, paramedics by sally

Regina v Mitchell (William) [2014] WLR (D) 61

‘To be the holder of a public office a person had to owe duties to the public over and above duties owed to individual citizens. Therefore a paramedic who did not owe such duties was not a holder of a public office.’

WLR Daily, 12th February 2014

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

Essex ambulance ‘have a fag’ paramedic struck off – BBC News

“A paramedic who told a vulnerable man suffering a seizure to ‘have a drink and a fag’ has been struck off.”

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BBC News, 20th June 2013

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Flintshire paramedic not unfairly dismissed for “tapping” woman – BBC News

Posted September 13th, 2012 in armed forces, news, paramedics, professional conduct, tribunals, unfair dismissal by tracey

“A paramedic who allegedly slapped an elderly patient three times across the face was not unfairly dismissed, a tribunal has ruled.”

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BBC News, 12th September 2012

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Widower pays price for infidelity as judge rules he is not entitled to full compensation – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 21st, 2012 in compensation, marriage, negligence, news, paramedics by sally

“A company director who fathered a child with his mistress has paid the price for his infidelity after a judge ruled he was not entitled to full compensation over the death of his wife.”

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Daily Telegraph, 19th May 2012

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Paramedic spared jail over theft – The Independent

Posted September 16th, 2011 in news, paramedics, sentencing, theft by tracey

“A paramedic has avoided a prison sentence for stealing £100 from an elderly woman who died a few days later, police said today.”

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The Independent, 16th September 2011

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Father jailed for attack on Teesside paramedics – BBC News

Posted July 23rd, 2010 in assault, news, paramedics, sentencing, young offenders by sally

“An expectant father from Teesside who punched and kicked a two paramedics has been jailed for six months.”

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BBC News, 22nd July 2010

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Paramedic who failed to treat critically injured biker escapes being struck off – Daily Telegraph

“A paramedic who covered a critically injured motorcyclist with a tarpaulin and stopped treating him when he was still breathing has escaped being struck off.”

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Daily Telegraph, 12th March 2010

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Paramedic jailed for lying about failure to resuscitate 30-stone man – The Guardian

“A paramedic was jailed for 12 months today after being found guilty of telling a series of lies when he failed to resuscitate a 30-stone man.”

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The Guardian, 5th March 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Paramedic stopped resuscitating new-born baby too son, hearing told – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 4th, 2009 in disciplinary procedures, news, paramedics by sally

“Khalid Abdel-Rahim, a paramedic with the London Ambulance Service, faces being struck off by a conduct and competence committee at the Health Professions Council in London.”

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Daily Telegraph, 4th December 2009

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Family to sue over ambulance wait – BBC News

Posted November 10th, 2009 in negligence, news, paramedics by sally

“Relatives of a man who died after a heart attack in the street are preparing to sue the NHS, claiming he waited over an hour for an ambulance.”

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BBC News, 9th November 2009

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Paramedic struck off after car park sex act – The Independent

Posted August 13th, 2009 in news, paramedics, professional conduct by sally

“A paramedic who was given oral sex in a hospital car park while on duty was today [12 August] struck off.”

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The Independent, 12th August 2009

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Heart attack paramedic struck off – BBC News

Posted October 15th, 2008 in news, paramedics, professional conduct by sally

“A paramedic who told a heart attack patient she was having a panic attack has been struck off.”

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BBC News, 14th October 2008

Source: www.bb.co.uk

Celery eating paramedic suspended – BBC News

Posted September 16th, 2008 in disciplinary procedures, news, paramedics, professional conduct by sally

“A paramedic who ate celery while his colleague jokingly put a prawn on a dying man’s chin as he was given shock treatment was suspended for six months.”

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BBC News, 15th September 2008

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‘Stressed’ paramedic wins damages – BBC News

Posted July 21st, 2008 in damages, news, paramedics, post-traumatic stress disorder by sally

“A paramedic who suffered post traumatic stress disorder after he was sent alone to attend to a collapsed drug addict has won a claim for damages.”

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BBC News, 21st July 2008

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Four sentenced over 999 assault – BBC News

Posted June 25th, 2008 in assault, news, paramedics, sentencing, young offenders by sally

“Four people who admitted involvement in a ‘frightening’ incident in which two paramedics were attacked, have been given non-custodial sentences.”

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BBC News, 25th June 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk