AUTHOR

Andy Thompson

In June 2002, Andy commenced employment with the Mersey Regional Ambulance Service, which later merged with the Cumbria, Greater Manchester and Lancashire Ambulance Services to form the Northwest Ambulance Service NHS Trust. He rapidly progressed from the Patient Transport Service (PTS) to qualified Paramedic status via Ambulance Technician training, experience gained in the job and further extended training from which, upon qualifying, he was presented with a 'Professional Paramedic Development Award' for most improved candidate.

In 2005 he registered with the Health Professions Council (HPC), the national governing body for UK paramedics; this changed its name to the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) in August 2012.

Andy spent the earlier part of his career working in the English counties of Cheshire and Merseyside. In 2007, after living 'up north' for 32 years, Andy relocated down south with his wife and two children, residing there until he and his family relocated to North Yorkshire in September 2013. There, Andy continued his career as an NHS Paramedic with the Yorkshire Ambulance Service until October 2015.

Content that he'd enjoyed an incredibly rewarding career, and very proud to have saved many lives and made a significant difference to countless others, Andy decided to 'hang up' his stethoscope and explore other projects. He currently spends the majority of his time doing what he enjoys the most... writing.

To read more about the author, please visit: www.andythompson-author.com

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Best Sellers

    • The Lighter Side

    • An NHS Paramedic's Selection of Humorous Mess Room Tales
    • By: Andy Thompson
    • Narrated by: Pete Nottage
    • Length: 2 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21

    In his The Dark Side series, Andy Thompson gives us a taste of the dark sense of humor paramedics use as a coping mechanism....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Funny

    • By Christina on 07-23-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Dark Side

    • Real Life Accounts of an NHS Paramedic: The Good, the Bad and the Downright Ugly
    • By: Andy Thompson
    • Narrated by: Pete Nottage
    • Length: 4 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    Andy Thompson's true-to-life, graphic, and gripping account of his work as an NHS paramedic in Britain's Accident and Emergency Ambulance Service will shock you....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved this book!

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-25-17
    • Real Life Accounts of an NHS Paramedic: The Good, the Bad and the Downright Ugly
    • By: Andy Thompson
    • Narrated by: Pete Nottage
    • Length: 4 hrs and 44 mins
    • Release date: 03-26-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 43 ratings

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Dark Side, Part 2

    • Real Life Accounts of an NHS Paramedic: The Traumatic, the Tragic, and the Tearful
    • By: Andy Thompson
    • Narrated by: Pete Nottage
    • Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Andy Thompson provides another captivating, thought-provoking, and at times intense glimpse into the daily life of a paramedic working in the UK's National Health Service....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best supplemental material for EMS 105 and 106

    • By Kazie on 03-04-16

    Regular price: $19.95

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