Paramedics: Britain's Lifesavers
A look at some of the cases where the first 60 minutes of care is critical, including a woman struggling to breathe, a schoolgirl who's collapsed and a man who can't feel or move his hands or feet
Paramedics must deliver a baby in their ambulance. A boy falls awkwardly on a trampoline. And paramedics in Birmingham race to help a baby in cardiac arrest.
A look at some of the abuse the West Midlands Ambulance Service paramedics are faced with, including a hoax call out to a baby and some of the verbal and physical assaults they experience
A look at some of the cases the paramedics face when the sun comes out and holiday season is in full swing, including a man who's fallen on a barge and an injured rugby player
A look at some of the alcohol and drug-related cases the paramedics are faced with, including a man who's collapsed having taken heroin and a suspected drink-driver
A look at some of the heart attack cases the paramedics are faced with, including a truck driver who's collapsed while on the phone to the emergency services and a man whose fishing trip is cut short
A look at some of the major road traffic collisions the West Midlands paramedics face, including a cyclist who's collided with a lorry and a teenager who's crashed his dad's motorbike
A look at some of the major trauma cases the West Midlands Ambulance Service paramedics face, including a newborn baby who's not breathing and a man who's been thrown off a horse
Paramedics treat a man who is fighting a life-threatening infection, and are called to a cardiac arrest in the street and a serious road traffic collision
Paramedics treat a man with a crippling cluster headache, a woman suffering from the effects of alcohol withdrawal and a woman who has collapsed in a sauna
Paramedics treat a teenager with suspected meningitis, a man with diabetes and dangerously high blood sugar levels and a man with a suspected swollen artery
Paramedics treat a woman with a suspected ectopic pregnancy, a man who has collapsed in his bedroom and a four-year-old boy with a rash and breathing problems
Paramedics treat a 60-year-old patient with severe chest pains, a suspected drunk driver who's crashed his car, and an elderly man who's collapsed at home
Paramedics treat a woman with brittle bone disease, a young man on the verge of a diabetic coma and a man who they have to detain under the Mental Capacity Act
Paramedics treat a woman in a hotel who's about to give birth, a two-year-old boy who's struggling to breathe and an elderly man who's had a blow to the head
Paramedics treat a man who's been found unconscious outside Birmingham Crown Court, a patient with severe headaches and a biker with a shattered leg
West Midlands paramedics treat a man who has taken a heroin overdose, a 73-year-old man with slurred speech, and a toddler with breathing difficulties
In Birmingham, paramedics treat a man who's having a heart attack. In Coventry, a woman mysteriously collapses. And in Worcester, a baby is struggling to breathe.
Paramedics treat a toddler who's unconscious after a seizure. Two men collapse mysteriously in the pub. And an 84-year-old has a suspected stroke.
West Midlands paramedics treat a man who's having an epileptic seizure in a supermarket. And a man seeks help for his wife, only for both of them to be taken to hospital.
On the night shift in Birmingham, paramedics are called to a man who's had a seizure. But they're warned that the patient has a history of being abusive towards ambulance crews.
West Midland Ambulance Service responds to two suspected strokes, two head injuries, and a driver who blacked out at the wheel and crashed his van
The medics respond to a baby who has stopped breathing. A traffic collision leaves a quad biker in agony and an elderly woman seems to have had a stroke.
Paramedics help a man who has collapsed by the side of a road, and a fifteen-year-old girl and a two-year-old boy who are both having seizures
On a dramatic and busy Friday night a paramedic is assaulted, an ambulance is under siege, and a young mother fights for breath while she tries to look after her new-born
Paramedics treat a 10-year-old who's in agony after taking a tumble on a trampoline. A baby stops breathing. And a family of six are involved in a car crash.
A paramedic fights to save the life of a man having a heart attack. An elderly lady has a suspected stroke. And a man has hit his head during an epileptic episode.
The West Midlands Ambulance Service deal with a 19-year-old man who has had a motorbike crash, and an elderly woman showing signs of a stroke but refusing treatment
West Midlands paramedics rush to treat a baby in cardiac arrest. A driver is cut out of his car after a pile up, and a patient collapses from crippling back pain.
A drunk driver crashes her car, an elderly war veteran falls at home, and a four-year-old is drifting in and out of consciousness with dangerously low sugar levels
A crew need to revive a man slipping close to a diabetic coma. An elderly woman is in severe pain after falling on the ice. There's also an abusive regular caller, and a fitting baby.
Paramedics rush to a 10-year-old boy suffering a major epileptic fit. An elderly woman struggles to breathe. And paramedics are called to a man with extreme anxiety.
A suspected drink driver crashes into a lamp post, crews rush to a man with a dangerously high heart rate, and a two year old has a severe allergic reaction
Paramedics rush to treat a diabetic woman involved in a car crash, while an 82-year-old with breathing difficulties is close to death and a man suffers chest pains at work
The West Midlands is hit by the worst snowstorm in years. Crews battle the elements to treat a woman semi-conscious in police custody and to attend a suspected miscarriage.
Paramedics rush to aid a grandmother with osteoporosis who fell down the stairs carrying her grandson. And an elderly man is found unconscious face down in his hallway.
A woman has collapsed in the snow. A 61-year-old man has fallen on ice. And a pregnant woman's waters have broken early.
Paramedics tend to a patient with a severe allergic reaction while at the same time a man has fallen unconscious after a severe diabetic attack
Two new paramedics are in at the deep end, treating a man with life-threatening injuries and a victim of three epileptic fits
The paramedics must lift a man with a seriously damaged neck. One false move could mean he will never walk again. And a man has chest pains after being involved in a hit and run.
An 89-year-old woman refuses to go to hospital despite her vomiting. And a 93-year-old war veteran desperately needs medical attention for a sepsis that could kill him.
In Warwickshire, a 19-year-old man has fallen from a horse and the horse has fallen on top of him. In Birmingham, a man wants to do a poo in the back of the ambulance.
The paramedics treat an aggressive patient. A pregnant mum is worried about the impact of a car crash. And a man with dementia gets a lift to the hospital.
Paramedic Rob and student paramedic Ally are called to a custody suite in Birmingham to deal with a prisoner who is aggressive and abusive but may have overdosed on heroin
A 71-year-old man is left with a broken ankle when he is knocked off his bike by a dog. And the paramedics help a man who's been trapped for over 20 hours with a broken leg.
Paramedics fight to save a man whose heart has stopped for 50 minutes. And a 15-year-old boy is found unconscious in a park after drinking two litres of whisky.
The paramedics are called out to a cyclist crushed by a lorry. They also help a man who's fallen from a barge and rush to find a baby in cardiac arrest.
The ambulance crews treat a 17-year-old rugby player with a suspected bleed on the brain, an eight-month-old baby who's choking, and a man who's trapped in his car
Paramedic Chelsie and technician Simon rush to save a baby born not breathing. In Birmingham, paramedics Jo and Peter treat a five-year-old having an asthma attack.