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3 Jul 2020

Paramedic couple now able to be married this weekend as restrictions are eased

Two paramedics from London Ambulance Service will be among the first couples to get married in lockdown as restrictions are eased this weekend.

Stephanie Little and Thomas Martin had always planned to get married on 4 July but when the coronavirus crisis began, neither expected the wedding to go ahead.

The couple were originally going to have 90 guests but have had to limit numbers to fewer than 30.

Social distancing guidance means the clergy at St Faith’s Church in Lee-on-Solent has widened the aisle so Stephanie’s father can still walk her down it.

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15 Jun 2020

A message to Londoners from our Chief Executive

These are unprecedented times: we’re fighting an invisible disease infecting our society which, if left to spread freely, is highly contagious. We have to root it out, stop it spreading and ultimately eradicate it once and for all, to enable us to live, thrive and survive successfully into the future. And the name of insidious virus attacking the fabric of our society? Racism. [Continues in article]

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1 Jun 2020

We pay tribute to member of staff who has passed away

It is with immense sadness we announce the death of our friend and colleague Jamie Lamb. Jamie died in hospital on Friday afternoon (29 May).

Jamie had been in hospital for four weeks after suffering a heart attack.

Jamie, an Emergency Ambulance Crew working in our Romford complex, was a popular member of our team. He was widely regarded as a likeable colleague by staff in north east London. Jamie began his career with London Ambulance Service as a trainee qualified ambulance person in 1996, working initially out of different stations across north east London.

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31 May 2020

The volunteer responders helping us during the coronavirus pandemic

During the coronavirus pandemic, volunteers – including our volunteer responders – have played a huge role in helping us give Londoners the care they need.

Our volunteer responders include Emergency Responders (ERs) and Community First Responders (CFRs).

Hear from some of our volunteer responders on how they’ve helped the LAS during the coronavirus pandemic.

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"As soon as I got home from hospital I wanted to meet the ambulance men that saved my life, and say 'thank you'. I've always been very independent, and with their help i'm alive and looking after myself again."

Veronica Woolcock - Cardiac arrest patient