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Mad cow chases English nurse into barbed wire

Australian Paramedical College

A day in the life of a Paramedic can be as unpredictable as the weather; maybe that’s the attraction of the job. One thing is for sure, becoming a Paramedic will bring a wide range of challenges and unexpected events.

This recent news article appeared in a local English country newspaper. It revolves around Sarah Hammond, a nurse who went for one of her weekly countryside walks with a friend around Bourton on the Hill.

As Sarah walked along admiring the green landscape, an approaching herd of curious cows created a ‘domino effect’ which left the mum of two with a badly broken leg and a subsequent helicopter ride by Paramedics to Cheltenham General Hospital.

The saviours from the sky were paramedics from Great Western Air Ambulance who helped rescue her.

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