Tributes have been paid to a long-serving paramedic at Welsh Ambulance Service who died in an incident on Thursday, June 23. Little has been shared publicly on the character of the incident however the Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Belief has confirmed that paramedic Robin Parry Jones, who was based mostly at Pwllheli Ambulance Station, died on the scene.
Mr Parry Jones joined the Welsh Ambulance Service in November 2000 and started his profession with the belief’s non-emergency affected person transport service earlier than qualifying as a trainee ambulance technician in 2002 and as a paramedic in 2005. He has been praised for his “dedication to serving the individuals of Wales” as a paramedic and likewise as a group first responder crew chief within the Llŷn Peninsula the place he supported a big crew of volunteers.
In his spare time Robin was a eager fisherman and a member of the native capturing group together with his colleagues, it was mentioned. He additionally loved spending time together with his household and canine.
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Paying tribute to Mr Parry Jones the chief government of the Welsh Ambulance Service, Jason Killens, mentioned: “Robin was a much-respected, loveable, and happy-go-lucky one that was well-known within the Pwllheli group. He was one of many unique group first responder ‘champions’, a real advocate for volunteers who turned an integral hyperlink between volunteers and native stations.
“Robin, who was initially from Caernarfon, had an actual ardour for group resilience, and his dedication to assist volunteers in his personal time is a mirrored image of his character. In his spare time Robin was a eager fisherman and a member of the native capturing group with fellow colleagues from Pwllheli. A proud grandfather, Robin additionally beloved canine and had began a neighborhood canine grooming service.
“The sudden and unhappy lack of Robin can be felt by all people who knew him, and we wish to prolong our heartfelt condolences to Robin’s household, mates, and colleagues at this tough time. This can be an particularly tough time for operational colleagues in Pwllheli who final yr additionally misplaced paramedic Anthony Stephens and in 2016 John Clift of the non-emergency affected person transport service. All of us on the Welsh Ambulance Service work on daily basis to contribute to the hassle of saving lives however we will by no means be ready sufficient in the case of helping those we’re the closest to.”