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For paramedic Ollie Springett, seeing a patient die in the back of his ambulance of respiratory issues was too much.

It was the run-up to Christmas last year, and Ollie was on shift with the London Ambulance Service during the darkest days of the Covid pandemic.

The pressure of working on the NHS frontline led to him developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He is far from alone, NHS staff have been seeking help in record numbers.

PTSD is a mental health condition which can develop immediately after someone experiences a disturbing event, or can occur weeks, months or even years later.