Thanks to the @PreHospECG team for supplying the questions for this week's #MedChat special on ECG interpretation.If you missed it, sloped off half-way through, or just want to use these questions for your own purposes, here they are -Q1 - What do you find most challenging about ECG interpretation and why?Q2 - What useful resources and/or techniques have helped you to learn ...Read More
ECG Interpretation on #MedChat
Can you believe it’s been nearly two years since we started #MedChat, our weekly tweetchat? We’ve come a long way, thanks to the support of the ambulance community of Twitter who tune in every Thursday night at 8pm to discuss one topic or another. With that in mind, we’ve been looking back over the topics we’ve already covered… perhaps it’s time to revisit some?If you have ...Read More
Ambulance Service Careers And How To Find Them
This blog post was written by Matt Green, a paramedic for an NHS Trust. Follow him on Twitter @MLG1611 I have done between 20-30 careers fairs and open days to promote the ambulance service. Some events have attracted school leavers and young university applicants, whereas others have attracted a much broader range of (older) people with much more life experience who also...Read More
Purple People Power!
The new standardised purple uniform for use by UK ambulance trusts rolls out today. The Paramedic Uniform Committee of England (PUCE), which was formed last year, will monitor the success of the core uniform, assist in the development of future specifications, seek out opportunities for standardisation and rationalisation and work with fashion houses across the UK to sou...Read More