Ambulance & rescue services

    Emergency Admissions

    By Kit Wharton

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    A glimpse into the extraordinary world of ambulance driving from the man behind the wheel. `Heart-stopping, eye-opening and jaw-dropping. Sometimes painful, sometimes sad, often very, very funny' Craig Brown

    RAF Air Sea Rescue Service in the Second World War

    By Norman Franks

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    Acquaints the reader with the history of the ASR service during this conflict and the ways in which rescue techniques were developed in response to the increasingly perilous challenges of the war.

    In the Shadow of Ben Nevis

    By Ian Sykes

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    In the Shadow of Ben Nevis is the autobiography of Ian 'Spike' Sykes. It tells his story from growing up during WWII, to his time with the RAF Kinloss mountain rescue, a stint with the British Antarctic Survey, before a return to Scotland where he set up the Nevisport shops...

    High Angle Rope Rescue Techniques

    By Tom Vines

    Paperback £49.20

    Your Definitive High Angle Rope Rescue Guide! The fourth edition of High-Angle Rope Rescue Techniques: Levels I & II provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of high-angle rescue, including planning, PPE and equipment, medical considerations, evacuations, and special rescue operations. Based on the 2013 edition of NFPA 1006, Standard for...

    Mountain Travel & Rescue

    By National Ski Patrol

    Paperback Save £0.99 = £22.00

    Designed to help ski patrollers train, rescue, and survive in mountain environments, at resorts, in the backcountry, and at any time of year, this title is organised into four major sections: Survival, Travel, Backcountry Considerations, and Search and Rescue. It also includes medical equipment lists, a questionnaire, and a glossary.

    Carry on Ambulance

    By Allan Dawson

    Paperback £12.84

    A book of over 100 cartoons and stories recording some extraordinary, bizarre and comical moments of forty-odd years in the ambulance service. Many of these events happened before political correctness had been invented. In the interests of all concerned, the names and locations have been altered to protect the guilty...

    Mayday! Mayday!: The History of Sea Rescue Around Britain\'s Coastal Waters

    By Karen Farrington

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    Lifeboats occupy a particular place in people's hearts as unpaid volunteers regularly take to their boats often in extremely adverse conditions to rescue others from the sea.

    Never Turn Back: The RNLI Since the Second World War

    By Ray Kipling

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.45

    Never turn back

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