At some point in our lives we will probably all have to call upon the emergency services for help. One of the main reasons why people choose a career in the emergency services is the opportunity to make a real difference to other people’s lives.
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- The three most commonly used emergency services in the UK are the police, fire service and emergency medical service. Other services available include mountain rescue, cave rescue, coastguard and lifeboat.
- In 2021 there were approximately 160 thousand police officers in the United Kingdom.
- In 2019 Approximately 279.5 thousand of the accident and emergency attendances that took place were by ambulance.
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Jobs ideas for this industry:
• Police Officer • Paramedic • Emergency Care Assistant • Fire Fighter • Emergency Call Handler • Emergency Medical Technician • Life Guard • Emergency Medicine (For more, check out the Job Areas below!)
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