How cycling paramedics are saving lives in hilly Sheffield
Jonathan Alexander (right) and Tim Atkin from the Yorkshire Ambulance Service Cycle Response Unit in Sheffield. Photograph: David Bocking
Cycling paramedics are often only seen in flat urban areas, but Sheffield’s finest have managed to master the city’s terrain. Cycling paramedics are an increasingly common sight on urban streets around the UK. But if the city happens to be hilly Sheffield, how do you get to the emergency as quickly as possible on your 40kg white, green and yellow bike?