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Armour for the perilous life of paramedic

The life of a paramedic is becoming so perilous that they should wear body armour for certain jobs.

Figures reveal that ambulance staff need a police escort or are warned about potential attacks at more than 7,500 homes in England.

The warnings relate specifically to people with a history of violence or homes with dangerous animals.

Have times changed to this extent with paramedics and NHS staff on your patch?