"No bitterness at all Bryan..
I have a yearly fitness test and have no problems with that at all - but it is a for the Navy not for my other work. I agree that having a minimum standard based on job requirements and health & safety issues is a…"
"Pay, hours, working environment, public image, lack of professional standing, employers, lack of support, assaults of crews,..... I could go on for hours.
These problems are repeated for EMS medics the world over.
We are paid poorly whilst doing…"
"1) Cost, both in terms of money and time. Long, anti-social shift patterns often leave medics with little time for family let alone gym time. Low pay leaves medics having to prioritise expenditure on essentials rather than luxuries.
2) Employer or…"
"If you are starting your training in a couple of years you have plenty of time to get to grips with the fundamentals. As Joe P. wrote start with Anatomy & Physiology. Ross & Wilson, with it's work book, is a good book aimed at the right…"