Declan Heneghan, Editor, Ambulance Today magazine

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999: True Stories of My Life as a Paramedic by Lysa Walder
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'999' Wow! What a great read this was!

Having read pretty well every book written in the last decade on life in all areas of the UK ambulance service I approached Lysa Walder's offering with an open-mind but, to be honest, with relatively low expectations. Was I in for a great surprise! From the first chapter I was bowled over by '999'. Its insights into the realities of front-line ambulance work are effective and illuminating but not overly-dramatized. This is no 'Casualty' rip-off as it frequently includes the often-loose ends and unsatisfying outcomes that every Paramedic reluctantly leave behind them at the end of many of their shifts. Not every patient is saved and not every… Read more