You can also find some in the video available at the bottom of the page.
There’s one dude calling to report he’s just returned home and found a bleeding seagull in his house, and he insists that someone should be sent over because the seagull is a baby. There’s also a woman calling to say her dog had died that day, though she doesn’t say why this should be of any importance to the operator.
Another man calls to complain he’s been having very “strange” dreams, while another mumbles something about a computer that’s making his sweat profusely. A woman calls for an ambulance for a torn nail – while at the hospital, because she doesn’t believe she’s getting the attention she deserves.
The idea of the release of this transcripts isn’t to entertain viewers but to caution anyone to think twice before dialing the emergency service number. Any time wasted on trivial stuff can cost another person’s life, if that person is having a real emergency.
“Calling for an ambulance when it is not absolutely necessary puts additional pressure on our limited resources, and may mean we cannot reach those who are most in need,” David Fletcher, of the SWAS foundation trust, says in a statement.