In a sign of the changing face of British society and increasing threat posed by radical Islamic terrorism, London’s black cabbies are to be given first aid training.
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Taxi app Myytaxi is developing the course, with their survey of 1,300 cabbies revealing 71% of them had made hospital trips for passengers with serious injuries. Around 24% had come to the aid of the public following a terror attack.
Former Head of the National Counter Terrorism Security Office, Chris Phillips has said that the terror threat facing the capital is “changing at an unprecedented pace”.
It is a sad state of affairs when London is relying on cabbies to respond to medical emergencies and terror incidents. The NHS is facing unprecedented demand from a soaring population fuelled by mass migration whilst the jihadi threat rises like never before. Bleak.