Where are the life-savers?

2008-03-26 00:00

Massive skills and staff shortages within the emergency services sector, together with growing crime and accident statistics, make it extremely difficult for firemen, paramedics and policemen to carry out their duties. More importantly, very few who go beyond the call of duty are properly recognised for all they do.

She said that there is a huge shortage of skilled emergency personnel, so recognising achievements could act as motivation for people to join emergency services.

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