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

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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

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Parents to sue over three-year-old’s playground death – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 23rd, 2008 in children, negligence, news, paramedics by sally

“The parents of a three-year-old boy who died from a head injury after paramedics decided not to take him to hospital have spoken of their anger at being arrested on suspicion of murder.”

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Daily Telegraph, 21st June 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Pay-out after baby misdiagnosed – BBC News

Posted May 22nd, 2008 in compensation, negligence, news, paramedics by sally

“The parents of a baby who died after medics failed to diagnose meningitis have been awarded compensation.”

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BBC News, 22nd May 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk