Book Review: A Paramedic’s Diary Life & Death on the Streets by Stuart Gray

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Sorry for the lack of reviews. Been busy with life and actually reading books to be able to review them.

A Paramedic‘s Diary is written by Stuart Gray about his life as paramedic in London and is based upon his Blogspot blog (http://theparamedicsdiary.blogspot.co.uk/). In it, he describes various calls he has attended in a FRU car (Fast Response Unit) and as part of a two-man crew on ambulance, including his role on the day of the 7/7 attacks, time wasters and attention seekers, the stresses and strains placed on the UK’sNational Health Service (NHS) and discusses the sometimes quite frankly alarming attitudes of members of the public towards the emergency services, both verbally and their driving skills.

This book is very reminiscent of Sirens by Tom Reynolds (AKA Blood, Sweat and tea (2006) and More Blood, More Sweat and Another Cup of Tea (2009))…

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