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Gary Batchelor, a former firefighter and now a Blue Light driving instructor, says the physical support he received as an Outpatient at Marine Court led to him addressing struggles with his mental health he’d previously kept buried.
When the first lockdown hit, firefighter Uzair Yaqoob saw his job change overnight. But keen to help where he was most needed, he volunteered as an ambulance driver to support his emergency services colleagues.
Hampshire firefighter Sophie Exton-Woodford has created an illustration to commemorate time spent volunteering in ICU as part of the blue light community’s efforts to support the NHS during the pandemic.
Sustaining a physical injury during lockdown, Camberley firefighter Ray Antrobus thought his chances of treatment and recovery were slim. However, reaching out to the Charity he found the support he needed via video consultation.