‘Twas the last Saturday night before Christmas, when all through the town, the people were out raging, with some falling down. Ambos are geared up for a big night and the festive season always delivers plenty of calamity. An epic car crash, described as the worst Birmingham has seen in 20 years, requires a team of 16 ambos and specialist trauma crews. And then there’s the usual stuff they attend to daily ... births, deaths and illness. It’s always fascinating to see how calm the first responders are.