Introducing Author: Tim Parsons @chaplainparsons

Author: Tim Parsons

Twitter: @chaplainparsons

A number of years ago I suffered a major breakdown which resulted in
myself withdrawing from people. Growing up I was told I would never
succeed and I believe this caught up with me when I was in my early
20s.

Throughout this period I kept my faith (Christian) and this helped me
get through the very traumatic period in my life which also included
PTSD.

At the same time I had physical issues and was later diagnosed
with Chrohn’s disease which is very well managed now by infusions at
our local hospital once every eight weeks.

I became Chaplain to the Ambulance Service (South East Coast Ambulance
Service) just over three years ago and my first shift was with a
Paramedic called Chris.

Chris was such an inspiration as he had
suffered a lot in the past and has a daughter who has battled with
health since a very young age, she has written a book as well called
“Paris Girl” which is based upon her health experiences.

This inspired me to write the books Paramedic Chris and are based upon real life emergency calls which I have attended with the various crews, episode one is based upon a hoax call and episode 2 is based upon a call to an elderly patient suffering from loneliness and the crew are able to
help rebuild his life.

I am hoping to publish future episodes and possibly one day get the
episodes animated.

I am hoping to use proceeds from books sales to one day open a 24/7 retreat
centre where we can support people suffering both mentally and
physically.

Paramedic Chris children’s books:

Episode one – Paramedic Chris

Episode two – Paramedic Chris A Helping Hand

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