Press ENGAGEMENT

The College Communications Team led by Trustee Official for Membership and Communications, Richard Webber FCPara, comment on a range of national and regional issues facing College members.   

A list of the recent articles and interviews are shown below. 
 

 16.11.21  BBC Sounds  Current pressures facing ambulance services
 15.11.21  Daily Mail  Current pressures facing ambulance services
 12.11.21  Talk Radio – Breakfast show  Current pressures facing ambulance services
 12.11.21  LBC Radio – Nick Ferrari at Breakfast  Current pressures facing ambulance services
 11.11.21  BBC Breakfast  Current pressures facing ambulance services
 11.11.21  BBC Radio Kent  Current pressures facing ambulance services
 11.11.21  BBC Radio 5 Live – Nicky Campbell show  Current pressures facing ambulance services
 11.11.21  Sky News – 12.30pm broadcast  Current pressures facing ambulance services
 11.11.21  Talk Radio – Ian Collins show  Current pressures facing ambulance services
 11.11.21  LBC  Radio – Eddie Mair’s show  Current pressures facing ambulance services
 11.11.21  The Sun  Current pressures facing ambulance services
 11.11.21  Times Radio  Current pressures facing ambulance services
 11.11.21  The Star  Current pressures facing ambulance services
 11.11.21  BBC London  Current pressures facing ambulance services
 11.11.21  LBC Radio – Nick Ferrari at Breakfast  Current pressures facing ambulance services
 11.11.21  Times Radio – Evening show  Current pressures facing ambulance services
 11.11.21  BBC News Channel   Current pressures facing ambulance services
 11.11.21  LBC Radio – Tom Swarbrick’s show  Current pressures facing ambulance services
 11.11.21  PA Media   Current pressures facing ambulance services
 11.11.21  BBC News  Ambulance waiting times
 07.11.21  The Independent  Ambulance response times
 19.10.21  Metro  Waiting times
 19.10.21  Press Association  Handover delays
 18.10.21  BBC Today   Handover delays (53 mins 29 secs)
 17.10.21  BBC 5 Live   Handover delays (53 mins 25 secs)
 16.10.21  The Guardian   Ambulance waiting times
 10.09.21  BBC News  Ambulance waiting times during the pandemic
 07.09.21  London Loves Business  Increased ambulance handover delays threatening patient safety
 09.08.21  Wokingham Today  Paramedics fear for safety on the job
 02.08.21   Derry Now  Abuse of local ambulance staff ‘unacceptable’ 
 28.07.21   BBC Sussex (From 3:15) Ambulance service and EDs currently facing huge demand
 28.07.21   Devon Daily Survey finds nearly three-quarters of paramedics have feared for their own safety  
 28.07.21   Punchline News Almost two thirds of South West paramedics fear for their safety at work  
 28.07.21   EMS News Survey finds nearly three-quarters of paramedics have feared for their own safety  
 28.07.21   MSN News Survey finds nearly three-quarters of paramedics have feared for their own safety 
 28.07.21   Health Business Survey finds nearly three-quarters of paramedics have feared for their own safety  
 28.07.21   Belfast Telegraph 86% of Northern Ireland paramedics felt threatened while on duty: survey 
 28.07.21   The Independent Survey finds nearly three-quarters of paramedics have feared for their own safety 
 28.07.21   News from Wales Survey finds nearly three-quarters of paramedics have feared for their own safety 
 27.07.21   News Letter  Survey finds nearly three-quarters of paramedics have feared for their own safety 
 27.07.21   Yorkshire Times Survey finds nearly three-quarters of paramedics have feared for their own safety  
 27.07.21   North East Post Survey finds nearly three-quarters of paramedics have feared for their own safety  
 27.07.21   Chad Survey finds nearly three-quarters of paramedics have feared for their own safety 
 27.07.21   Your Thurrock  Survey finds nearly three-quarters of paramedics have feared for their own safety 
 22.07.21   BBC CWR (From 3:13) Ultimate fundraising challenge for TASC 
 10.07.21   Telegraph   Vaccinated NHS staff could be freed from self-isolation rules before August 16
 02.06.21   Sky News  Paramedics to be fitted with body-worn cameras
 02.06.21   Talk Radio  Paramedics to be fitted with body-worn cameras
 02.06.21   BBC Radio Sussex  Paramedics to be fitted with body-worn cameras
 02.06.21   BBC News   Paramedics to be fitted with body-worn cameras
 20.02.21  BBC News  Ambulance delays led to 'secondary Covid victims'
 19.02.21   BBC News  Paramedics appeal for better PPE
 02.02.21  BBC Radio 4  Stories from the frontline in the fight against Covid-19
 17.01.21   BBC Radio 5  Pandemic: Paramedics not coping
 15.01.21   DW News, Germany  Pressure on the ambulance service due to the pandemic
 13.01.21   News.com.au, Australia  Ambulance delays and current pressures due to COVID
 12.01.21   Channel 5 News  Warning that if people continue to flout lockdown rules the NHS will collapse
 12.01.21   BBC News  Ambulance delays and current pressures due to COVID
 10.01.21   MSN News  Ambulance delays during the pandemic
 10.01.21  Express and Star  Ambulance delays during the pandemic
 10.01.21   Sky News  Ambulance delays during the pandemic
 10.01.21  Shropshire Star  Ambulance delays during the pandemic
  06.01.21  BBC Hereford and Worcester  Handover delays and current pressures due to COVID
  06.01.21  Radio West Midlands  Current pressures and the West Midlands Ambulance Service having their busiest day on record
  06.01.21  The Independent  Pandemic: Paramedics not coping
  05.01.21  Times Radio  Need for paramedics to be vaccinated
  03.01.21  BBC News  COVID pressures on the ambulance service
  03.01.21  The Telegraph  Soaring number of patients waiting outside hospitals
  02.01.21  The Sun  NHS workers warn of COVID mental health timebomb
  01.01.21  The Sun  Illegal New Year's rave
  01.01.21  The Telegraph  Elderly fall victims having to wait six hours for ambulances dealing with Covid patients
  01.01.21  Daily Telegraph  Pressure on ambulance staff
  01.01.21  Radio 4  Pressure of ambulance services during the pandemic
 31.12.20   Euro News  Paramedics in the UK stretched
 31.12.20  BBC News  Public should follow restrictions
 31.12.20  CNN News  Pressure on ambulances due to the pandemic
 30.12.20  The Independent  Surge in COVID cases
 30.12.20  The Guardian  NHS staff on Covid frontline: ‘There’s no let-up, it’s just constant’
 30.12.20  Kent Live  Ambulances carrying Covid patients forced to queue outside hospitals
 29.12.20  The Times   Coronavirus – A Year On
 29.12.20  The Guardian  COVID hospital admissions
 29.12.20  Radio 4  COVID pressures on the ambulance service
 29.12.20  Sky News  Paramedic forced to treat patients in back of ambulance says there was 'nowhere for them to go'
 28.12.20  The Guardian  'Resilience is running out': NHS workers brace for another Covid surge
 01.10.20  Emergency Services Times  Paramedic: more than just a job
 09.10.20  The Telegraph  Traumatised paramedic needed counselling during COVID
 06.10.20  The Mirror  Paramedic reunited with victim of accident
 22.09.20  The Sun  Mental health during the pandemic
 22.09.20  Mail Online  Road closures during the pandemic
 17.09.20  LBC  Low traffic neighbourhoods
 25.08.20  Ambulance Today  Why I decided to respond to the Covid call-up
 16.08.20  The Telegraph  Paramedics fear the green transport revolution could delay emergency responses
 14.08.20  inews  Doctors fear more NHS staff will face legal action over raising PPE concerns
 07.08.20  BBC Radio 4  COVID deaths at home
 25.07.20  The Guardian  The terminally ill during a pandemic
 23.07.20  The Guardian  Mental health of paramedics
 21.07.20  BBC Radio 2  Pay rise for paramedics
 12.07.20  The Guardian  Self harm in UK lockdown
 07.07.20  Radio West Midlands  Violence against paramedics
 25.05.20  The Guardian  My working week during COVID-19
 30.04.20  The Telegraph  Fans gathering to watch football games
 23.04.20  Jeremy Vine Show Pressure on paramedics during the coronavirus outbreak and concerns over PPE
 19.04.20  Channel 4 News Pressure on paramedics during the coronavirus outbreak and concerns over PPE
 14.04.20  The Guardian Seriously ill avoiding hospitals
 09.04.20  Mail Online Pressure on paramedics during the coronavirus outbreak
 02.04.20  Mail Plus Pressure on paramedics during the coronavirus outbreak and concerns over PPE
 31.03.20  BBC Radio Five Live What it's like being on the frontline during the coronavirus outbreak
 30.03.20 Sky News Pressure on paramedics during the coronavirus outbreak
 26.03.20 Daily Mirror  Paramedic returning to the front line 
 26.03.20  BBC Wales Concerns over PPE
 24.03.20   BBC News COVID-19 pressures
 22.02.20  SKY News Virus outbreak
 06.02.20   talkRADIO Responding to terror attacks
 03.02.20  Daily Mail Virus outbreak 
 02.02.20  Daily Mail Worsening performance in responding to high priority calls
 28.01.20  BBC Radio 5 Live  Ambulance response times