I am a Paramedic working in Sheffield in the UK.
The Pandemic is causing many challanges to our NHS, shortage of equipment, staff, ppe the list can go on..
Also there is the toll on the humans who work with Covid-19 victims/patients at this time. I normally work part-time but was asked to go back full-time to help with the amount of calls and patients who need transportation to hospital.
Some days were very busy, sometimes with very sick people, who needed 100% attention and treatment.
The picture is as it was that day. I was very tired, it was near the end of the shift, we had been very busy and I just needed five minutes before clearing up and cleaning up my equipment again and so just sat down. I then asked my colleague to take a picture so in one sense the shot is not candid but posed a bit. But the ambulance, the stretcher and the equipment were as they were. We had to then get on and clean everything and put it all away before heading off for next call.!!
So tired.. by Mike