By Tom Reynolds
What occurs at the back of closed (ambulance) doors
Meet Tom, an Emergency scientific Technician for the London Ambulance carrier. it really is Tom who indicates as much as choose up the under the influence of alcohol tramp, the guts assault sufferer and the pregnant girl who desires to visit sanatorium in an ambulance simply because she doesn't are looking to name a taxi. Tom is additionally a guy who rails opposed to the prejudice of all of it, who bemoans the kingdom of the NHS and who ridicules the ambitions that nation that if the ambulance arrives inside of 8 mins and the sufferer dies it's a good fortune and if the ambulance arrives in 9 mins and the patient's existence is kept it's a fail.
Welcome to the topsy-turvy international of the emergency companies. From the tragic to the hilarious, from the heart-warming to the terrifying, Blood, Sweat and Tea 2 is full of attention-grabbing anecdotes that veer from tragic to hilarious; heart-warming to terrifying and Tom deftly leads the reader via a rollercoaster of emotion.
In the intense and bestselling Blood Sweat and Tea Tom provides a desirable – and from time to time alarming – photograph of existence in inner-city Britain and the folks who're paid to mop up after it.
Captures the thrills, heartbreak and frustrations of drugs in a manner that resonates with readers worldwide.
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