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  • The driving force behind why Nat Greaves is the paramedic she is - Duration: 58 seconds.

    • 3 months ago
    • 820 views
    Nat Greaves combines being a paramedic and a mum of three, including caring for her youngest daughter Jessica who was starved of oxygen at birth leaving her disabled and needing 24 hour care. But i...
  • The two Nats on the bond our crews build up between them - Duration: 52 seconds.

    • 3 months ago
    • 113 views
    In #Ambulance on BBC1 at 9pm on Thursday, we see the incredible bond between ‘the two Nats’. But as they say, it’s a bond that all ambulance crews build up, which provides them with great strength...
  • The Two Nats and what work us like - Duration: 60 seconds.

    • 3 months ago
    • 114 views
    On #Ambulance on BBC1 at 9pm on Thursdays, we see the incredible flexibility of our road staff who never know what they will be going to next. And it’s not just their work life; as the ‘two Nats’,...
  • Ambulance - the ‘two Nats’ - Duration: 60 seconds.

    • 3 months ago
    • 344 views
    The two Nats are back on BBC One’s #Ambulance in Episode 1 - watching the programme, you’ll see just why so many people are thinking of joining us. Natalies Greaves and Calow say they can’t imagi...
  • Dr Ron Daniels, Chief Executive of the UK Sepsis Trust supports WMAS Sepsis campaign (video 2) - Duration: 51 seconds.

    • 8 months ago
    • 147 views
    Dr Ron Daniels, Chief Executive of the UK Sepsis Trust, is pleased that West Midlands Ambulance Service is leading the way in raising awareness and educating the public about Sepsis by launching Se...
  • Dr Ron Daniels, Chief Executive of the UK Sepsis Trust supports WMAS Sepsis campaign (video 1) - Duration: 49 seconds.

    • 8 months ago
    • 177 views
    Dr Ron Daniels is the Chief Executive of the UK Sepsis Trust and he explains the six key symptoms which can help to identify Sepsis; Slurred speech or confusion, Extreme pain in muscles or joints, ...
  • Sepsis Ambassador Melissa Mead welcomes Sepsis campaign launch (video 2) - Duration: 60 seconds.

    • 8 months ago
    • 130 views
    Melissa Mean, Ambassador for the UK Sepsis Trust, explains why it’s so important to know the signs of Sepsis. She welcomes the launch of West Midlands Ambulance Service’s Sepsis campaign which was ...
  • Sepsis Ambassador Melissa Mead welcomes Sepsis campaign launch (video 1) - Duration: 52 seconds.

    • 8 months ago
    • 67 views
    Melissa Mead is an Ambassador for the UK Sepsis Trust. Melissa’s one year old son, William, tragically died of Sepsis. It’s the UK’s third biggest killer and, since William’s death, Melissa has bee...
  • Chief Executive Anthony Marsh supports new Sepsis campaign - Duration: 56 seconds.

    • 8 months ago
    • 160 views
    Anthony Marsh, the Trust’s Chief Executive, talks about how important it is to raise awareness about Sepsis to save more lives. Mr Marsh also explains what the Trust has done to further increase tr...
  • If you get a flu jab, it could save someone's life - Duration: 97 seconds.

    • 8 months ago
    • 90 views
    Dr Alison Walker, the Trust's Interim Medical Director, explains who is most at risk of catching the flu and why it's vital to get a flu vaccination to keep yourself and your family healthy this wi...
  • Proud to be a Paramedic - Urdu - Duration: 10 minutes.

    • 10 months ago
    • 238 views
    Are you a paramedic or training to be a paramedic? If so, we want to hear from you. West Midlands Ambulance Service already has one of the highest rates of BME staffing in the ambulance sector but...
  • Proud to be a Paramedic - Mandarin - Duration: 10 minutes.

    • 10 months ago
    • 126 views
    Are you a paramedic or training to be a paramedic? If so, we want to hear from you. West Midlands Ambulance Service already has one of the highest rates of BME staffing in the ambulance sector but...
  • Proud to be a Paramedic - Arabic - Duration: 10 minutes.

    • 10 months ago
    • 140 views
    Are you a paramedic or training to be a paramedic? If so, we want to hear from you. West Midlands Ambulance Service already has one of the highest rates of BME staffing in the ambulance sector but...
  • We all agree you should fill in your staff survey - Duration: 72 seconds.

    • 10 months ago
    • 294 views
    The 2017 National Staff Survey is now open for staff of West midlands Ambulance Service. Management and staffside colleagues are all urging staff to take the time to fill the survey in.
  • Why should I become a paramedic? - Duration: 46 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 763 views
    There are a million and one reasons why people become a paramedic. Here's why our staff think being a paramedic is the #bestjobintheworld #paramedicdiversity #goforit
  • What made you become a paramedic? - Duration: 65 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 386 views
    Whether it's influence from a family member; you want to help others - we all have our reasons for wanting to do our job. Here's why some of our paramedics joined the service: #bestjobintheworld #p...
  • Should I apply to be a paramedic? - Duration: 47 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 201 views
    We are always looking for existing and graduate paramedics to ensure we have the best workforce we possible. If you have an interest in a job that brings variety and you have a caring attitude, th...
  • What qualities do you need to be a paramedic? - Duration: 36 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 248 views
    Anyone who tells you that being a paramedic is an 'easy' job clearly hasn't done it. We look for certain key qualities to make sure that our patients receive the highest quality care: #paramedicdiv...
  • How hard is training - Duration: 59 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 176 views
    Entering a new career can be daunting. As a paramedic with West Midlands Ambulance Service, you will get lots of support from tutors and colleagues alike: #bestjobintheworld #paramedicdiversity #go...
  • Career prospects for paramedics - Duration: 59 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 453 views
    Knowing you have future development opportunities in your job is important to most of us. Here are the thoughts of some of our staff about the #bestjobintheworld #paramedicdiversity #ambulance #gof...
  • What do family and friends think of you becoming a paramedic - Duration: 53 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 159 views
    We all care about what our friends and family think of us. Often our job is one of the most important issues that we discuss with our loved ones. It was certainly something these staff considered w...
  • Become a Paramedic with WMAS - Duration: 10 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 15,676 views
    Are you a paramedic or training to be a paramedic? If so, we want to hear from you. West Midlands Ambulance Service already has one of the highest rates of BME staffing in the ambulance sector but...
  • Student Paramedic Application - Hints and Tips - Duration: 2 minutes, 6 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 906 views
    West Midlands Ambulance Service Recruitment Manager Louise Harris offers advice to those thinking of applying to join the service as a Student Paramedic.
  • WMAS Advent Calendar 2016 - Outtakes 3 - Duration: 76 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 218 views
    Keeping your composure and remembering your lines are key when you're being filmed...something our staff had a little bit of trouble with at times whilst filming this year's advent calendar videos....
  • WMAS Advent Calendar 2016 - Outtakes 2 - Duration: 62 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 114 views
    It took some of our staff a little longer to perfect their lines for their advent calendar slot than others....Merry Christmas!
  • WMAS Advent Calendar 2016 - Outtakes 1 - Duration: 58 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 194 views
    As it's Christmas, we thought we'd treat you to something you could have a giggle at! Cool, calm and collected staff during the filming of our advent calendar videos.
  • 24th December 2016 - WMAS Advent - Duration: 19 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 215 views
    Simon and Melanie from Erdington want you to enjoy the festive period but they ask that you drink responsibly, look after each other on a night out & have a safe way of getting home.
  • 23rd December 2016 - WMAS Advent - Duration: 25 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 125 views
    Clinical Team Mentor Andy from Hereford knows where his nearest defib is......on his ambulance! Find out where your nearest defib is in your local community so that you're prepared to help save a l...
  • 22nd December 2016 - WMAS Advent - Duration: 11 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 183 views
    HELLO! Do you really want the flu over Christmas and New Year? Didn't think so. Be a flu fighter like our staff from Coventry Patient Transport Services and get vaccinated.
  • 21st December 2016 - WMAS Advent - Duration: 13 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 113 views
    In order to get you the correct help as quickly as possible, it is essential you stay calm and listen to the questions you are asked when calling 999 - that's the message from Emma behind door 21 o...
  • 20th December 2016 - WMAS Advent - Duration: 12 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 211 views
    Lots of our staff, including Lucille and Liz from Warwick, will give up time with their families this Christmas to keep you safe - so please don't abuse them when all they are trying to do is help.
  • 19th December 2016 - WMAS Advent - Duration: 19 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 105 views
    Time to open another door of our WMAS Advent Calendar and waiting behind today's window is Tony, a Technician based in Stoke. His Christmas wish is for people to use the 999 service wisely - only c...
  • 18th December 2016 - WMAS Advent - Duration: 21 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 104 views
    When we open today's advent window we find the crew of the Midlands Air Ambulance in Staffordshire, Kat, Chris and Ian. Too often they see the outcomes of people who choose to drink and drive, and ...
  • 17th December 2016 - WMAS Advent - Duration: 17 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 126 views
    Waiting behind #wmasadvent door 17 is Ambulance Fleet Assistant Chris from Erdington. He is looking forward to starting his student paramedic course in 2017 and is encouraging anyone who fancies a ...
  • 16th December 2016 - WMAS Advent - Duration: 14 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 148 views
    Hiding behind today's advent door is management duo Paul and Tony who are clearly in the Christmas spirit. Whilst their outfits are a bit of fun, their message is a very serious one - if you're goi...
  • 15th December 2016 - WMAS Advent Calendar - Duration: 16 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 104 views
    What is the best gift you could give this Christmas? CFR Richard Lawton, who is behind today's advent window, explains it is the gift of life.
  • 14th December 2016 - WMAS Advent Calendar - Duration: 14 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 141 views
    Worcester Paramedic Silas Earl is lurking behind today's advent door, highlighting the importance of getting your flu jab to keep yourself and your family fit and healthy this Christmas.
  • 12th December 2016 - WMAS Advent Calendar - Duration: 13 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 291 views
    We're here to help, please don't abuse us. That's the message from our festive foursome at Shrewsbury hub in today's advent video. We have a zero tolerance policy when it comes to people abusing ou...
  • 11th December 2016 - WMAS Advent Calendar - Duration: 22 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 262 views
    Another star of the latest TV programme about WMAS called 'Inside the Ambulance' is behind door number 11....It's Loz Horobin, Clinical Team Mentor from Willenhall hub! Do you really need an ambula...
  • 10th December 2016 - WMAS Advent Calendar - Duration: 15 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 241 views
    Springing out of door number 10 of our advent calendar is none other than Erdington Paramedic and selfie obsessed corporate tweeter Rob Moore. Have a Merry Christmas....but not too merry that you e...
  • 13th December 2016 - WMAS Advent Calendar - Duration: 15 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 138 views
    A reassuring message waiting behind today's advent door from Ainsley Cunningham who works in our Emergency Operations Centre. He is reassuring members of the public that answering the questions ask...
  • 9th December 2016 - WMAS Advent Calendar - Duration: 15 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 181 views
    Today's advent message is from Student Paramedic Claire Attenborough who absolutely loves her job! She's encouraging anyone looking for a new career to join West Midlands Ambulance Service in 2017.
  • 8th December 2016 - WMAS Advent Calendar - Duration: 17 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 154 views
    Getting into the Christmas spirit behind today's advent calendar door is one of our control room dispatchers & corporate tweeter Jo Bird.....complete with reindeer antlers of course! Her message is...
  • 7th December 2016 - WMAS Advent Calendar - Duration: 13 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 217 views
    If you've been watching our new documentary called 'Inside the Ambulance', you may recognise the person behind today's advent door! He's a Clinical Team Mentor from Willenhall hub and his name is D...
  • 6th December 2016 - WMAS Advent Calendar - Duration: 12 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 192 views
    We've got a real treat for you behind today's advent...not one, not two, not three but FIVE paramedics from our Hazardous Area Response Team (HART). Their message? Get a flu jab before flu gets you!
  • 5th December 2016 - WMAS Advent Calendar - Duration: 15 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 235 views
    We can't offer chocolates behind our advent doors, but we do have our fantastic staff to show off. Today is the turn of Dudley Paramedic Natalie who has some excellent advice on staying safe whilst...
  • 4th December 2016 - WMAS Advent Calendar - Duration: 15 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 292 views
    Time to open another advent window and waiting for us today is Paramedic Manoj. His Christmas wish is for staff to be respected this Christmas....not abused.
  • 3rd December 2016 - WMAS Advent Calendar - Duration: 19 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 318 views
    Who is waiting behind door number three of the 2016 WMAS Advent Calendar? It is Hospital Ambulance Liaison Officer Liam with advice on alternative pathways and whether you really need to call 999.
  • 2nd December 2016 - WMAS Advent Calendar - Duration: 15 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 350 views
    Day number two of the WMAS Advent Calendar....who is waiting behind today's door? It is Paddy, Steph and Jaqueline with some safety advice whilst out on the roads this Christmas.
  • 1st December 2016 - WMAS Advent Calendar - Duration: 12 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 316 views
    The wait is over! It's time to open our Advent Calendar and who's behind door number one? It's Ollie from Dudley with a message about becoming a student paramedic in 2017.
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