Ambulance Essays

Identify the Statutory and Voluntary Agencies Who May Work Together at the Scene of an Emergency Incident

P3 – identify the statutory and voluntary agencies who may work together at the scene of an emergency incident Statutory and voluntary agencies: Statutory agencies are services like the police, fire and ambulance. These will always join an emergency incident. However at some incidents they will be helped by voluntary agencies like: St John Ambulance – St John Ambulance is a charitable organisation staffed by trained volunteers. The organisation responds to hundreds of emergency incidents (including major incidents) such as…

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Incident Response

The emergency services (Police, Fire and Ambulance) have to respond to all emergency situations, but they have different roles and responsibilities and they have graded response policies. All emergencies are graded by the call handler according to the information from the caller and not by the way the incident is reported. If a caller dials 999 believing an incident is an emergency the call handler will assess the information and then decide whether it is top priority or if the…

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Preparation for Disaster

Disasters across the world have devastated large populations and cost billions of dollars worldwide. From the tsunami in 2006 to Hurricane Katrina, the world has seen its share of the wrath of natural disasters. Populations have also experienced manmade disasters such as 9/11 and the oil spills in Louisiana. What are people doing as a population to protect, prevent, and empower oneself from these catastrophes. This process takes several phases of planning from preparation, response, and rehabilitation to accomplish a…

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Paramedic

“People don’t care how much you know, they want to know how much you care.” –John C. Maxwell I am attending Fortis College to become a paramedic. I want to become a paramedic not only to make a difference, but to help others in their time of need. I think of this degree as a passion not just a career. As a paramedic there is always room for continuing your education. You learn from your co-workers and the runs you…

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