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21 Dec 2018

Daughter following in parents’ life-saving footsteps after helping save teen crash victim

A teenager from Coulsdon is following in her parents’ footsteps to become a life-saver, after being inspired by her Mum and Dad’s actions in saving a teen crash victim’s life.

Amelia Wilkie, 19, is training to be an Emergency Ambulance Crew with London Ambulance Service.

Amelia was inspired to emulate her parents after she came across a serious road traffic collision outside the family home.

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29 Nov 2018

You’re all heart: Londoners helping to save lives

Two thirds of people in cardiac arrest in London were given CPR by a passer-by or a relative last year.

An audit by London Ambulance Service has found that members of the public gave life-saving cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to nearly 2,500 people in the capital.

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11 Sep 2018

London Ambulance Service nominated as Trust of the Year

London Ambulance Service has been shortlisted as NHS Trust of the Year in prestigious health awards.

It is the only ambulance trust in the country to be nominated in this category of the Health Service Journal awards – despite more entries being submitted than ever before.

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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