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1 Dec 2006

Team effort saves Rob

When Rob Tait suffered a cardiac arrest in October 2006, it was the joint response of his family and London Ambulance Service staff that managed to save his life.

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2 May 2006

Bringing patient care to the front door

Patients in Newham may see a change in the emergency care they receive from now on, as a new type of paramedic service has been launched by the London Ambulance Service and Newham Primary Care Trust that will involve some patients being treated at home.

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16 Apr 2006

New recruits find a home in Homerton

The London Ambulance Service has welcomed the arrival of eight new recruits to its City and Hackney Complex. The newly qualified emergency medical technicians will join the existing 100-strong team at ambulance stations in Homerton, Shoreditch and Smithfield in responding to emergency calls.

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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