Zoe Gullen |

‘For a lot of the patients we go to, we’ll be the first people they’ve spoken to in months’

Continuing our key worker series, Greta Balfour, a second-year paramedic science student at Anglia Ruskin University​ in Cambridge, talks about life with the East of England Ambulance Service on the front line of the pandemic

A rower with World Class Start, Greta also shares how she manages the demands of both her degree with an intensive training schedule.

Zoe Gullen: What led you to become a paramedic?

Greta Balfour: I’ve always been really interested in pre-hospital care and I love medical TV shows like Grey’s Anatomy. I wanted to do something that helped people.

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