Emergency Services Staff Suffering Anxiety & Depression From Abuse

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Emergency Services Staff Suffering Anxiety & Depression From Abuse

During the last financial year more than 8 and a half million calls were made to emergency services – and in the first half, the majority of those calls were for ambulances.

But increasing aggression and abuse have lead to a rise in staff reporting symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder, depression and anxiety.

It’s prompted a plea from the New South Wales ambulance service to stop and think, before making a death threats.

– Brooke Wylie

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