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- Joanne Banks, orthopaedic specialist registrar
- Mersey Deanery Rotation
It is a dull wet Saturday afternoon in Goodison Park. The fans are filing in, and there is a tense excited atmosphere around the ground. It is nearing the end of the season, and everyone is hoping the seemingly inevitable relegation battle can be avoided this year. The Goodison faithful are buzzing with the prospect of taking three points from fellow strugglers. Behind the scenes, the usual band of St John Ambulance volunteers have gathered—doctors, nurses, firemen, policemen, dockers, students, and others from all walks of life.