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Paramedic :
One woman's 20 years on the front line

Author: Sandy Macken

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Experience the exhilaration and danger of emergency trauma, where a few seconds can mean the difference between life and death, but also the raw beauty, vulnerability and remarkable resilience of the human spirit.

We expect our ambos to be superhuman, remaining calm, controlling their emotions and thinking and acting clearly, however, the emotional depth of these stories will reveal a whole other side. Sandy is just like you, only she is at the wheel of an ambulance with life and death in her hands every day. Without shying away from the trauma, she shows the reader just how much a life deeply grounded in love can offer.

Sandy’s unique perspective as paramedic with the NSW Ambulance Service will open your mind, awaken your heart and shine a light in some very dark places.

Sandy Macken

Sandy Macken
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Sandy Macken is a writer, paramedic with the Ambulance Service and spiritual teacher. She has two decades of experience in frontline emergency health, and brings a calm, grounded approach to all she does. Sandy holds degrees in health sciences and education and she is currently studying a master’s qualification in counselling and psychotherapy. She has also been published in the international medical journal, EMS World. High-spirited yet also deeply pragmatic, Sandy is dedicated to fostering good health on all levels, especially among health and helping professionals, Sandy created peace in the fast lane, an online hub for inspiration and holistic health tools, as well as face-to-face learning zones to enhance and ignite the spirit.

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