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Credit: SWASFT

All frontline ambulance crews in the South West will now be able to use body-worn cameras in an effort to reduce violence against them after more than 1,900 incidents were recorded in the last 12 months.

The South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) has introduced their usage after a 38% rise in both verbal and physical abuse by patients and other members of the public.

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Last week saw Parliament in recess to coincide with the fact that it was school half term week. I hope you and your families were able to take advantage of both the improved weather and the easing of restrictions in order to meet up safely in person.

It is safe to say that the vaccine rollout has, on the whole, been an incredible success and our thanks should go to all those who have made the process possible, including all of the local volunteers at both Newton Abbot Racecourse and Dawlish Community Hospital. Of slight concern are the reports from these sites about the number of people booked in for second jabs who have failed to turn up. In order to gain as much protection as possible for both yourself and your loved ones, please turn up and receive the second dose.

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