Writer and comedian Adam Kay meets John, a doctor, and Steve, a paramedic, to hear how they process the trauma they witness on a daily basis. All three men are candid about their own experiences with mental health challenges, as well as exploring how PTSD can manifest differently for different people. Although a serious topic, Adam, John and Steve bring a unique sense of humour and light heartedness to the conversation.
What structures are already in place to support the mental health of our emergency services, and what more still needs to be done?
Picking Up The Pieces is brought to you by London’s Air Ambulance Charity. Previously, this podcast has told the remarkable stories of patients whose lives have been touched by the extraordinary air ambulance. Now, it’s time to hear from those in the advanced medical trauma teams.