Well it looks like I was right, the nice weather with people in the pubs from an early hour, coupled with England losing 2-1 in the football has led to what can, in best tabloid fashion, be described as “an orgy of violence”.
It started out with a couple of “glassings“, which we have been getting over our MDTs as “stabbing to the head” for some reason.
A couple of more assaults including one who was set upon by a number of drunks who were intent on stealing his car – luckily not too badly injured, he was more shook up. Other crews were “blueing” in a number of assaults, including at least one stab victim.
The police were running from call to call, and once more there are not enough ambulances to deal with the large number of calls we have been receiving. Our Duty Officer has been telling crews that we should be wearing our stab-vests constantly – but he isn't the one who has to lug a 20 stone arrest down four flights of stairs in this heat…
Good job I'm not searching for a quiet life.
I am, however, off to bed now.