The Paramedic: My living nightmare after being sexually assaulted answering a 999 call
WHILE my story is not uncommon amongst ambulance colleagues, I have been defined – for the past two years – by an incident at work in which I was sexually, physically and verbally assaulted by a male patient while I was trying to assist him following a 999 call.
The Yorkshire Post says: Health of nation. Weighing up obesity epidemic
MORE THAN 10 years after the unedifying sight of parents selling chips, burgers and other take-away food to children through the railings of a Rotherham school that was trying to introduce healthier lunchtime meals, politicians do appear, belatedly, to be recognising the scale of the childhood obesity epidemic.
Anna Turley: Time for a ban on energy drink sales to children
TO many of us, the sight of a child drinking a can of energy drink might not be something that we would even take a second look at – it has become so commonplace now – but in the last 10 to 15 years there has been an explosion in the popularity of these drinks, particularly among children and adolescents.
A band of support for Yorkshire women with ‘crippling’ health condition
Women across Yorkshire suffering from a painful, debilitating health condition that can lead to issues at work, cause rifts in relationships and friends to simply “disappear” have banded together to create a supportive network.