Paramedics told ‘don’t block my drive’

Image copyright West Midlands Ambulance Service
Picture caption The ambulance support said “we just don’t know very what to say”.

Paramedics say they are left shocked by a note remaining on an ambulance windscreen telling all of them not to block a driveway.

The note read through: “You may be saving lives yet don’t park your van within a stupid place and block the drive. ”

Western Midlands Ambulance Service said paramedic received the note on Fri after going to a man in a essential condition in Small Heath, Greater london.

“Sometimes we simply don’t know quite what to say, inch the service said.

“Our staff will always try to park considerately, but sometimes generally there just isn’t time. ”

‘No empathy’

The patient was in a critical condition plus was vomiting blood in the ambulance before being taken to Heartlands Medical center as an emergency case.

The service said the ambulance was at the scene for no more than 30 minutes.

The particular ambulance service shared the note upon Facebook with the hashtag “#patientscomefirst” and the post has obtained more than a thousand reactions.

Lisa Howard commented: “Not a good ounce of empathy… shame upon them”.

Another consumer, Sarah Peacock, commented: “Hope they will [the person who wrote the note] sees this particular and feels ashamed, ” including that the ambulance service does “a terrific job”.