One of Britain’s first transgender paramedics says patients refuse her help, spit at her and often ask ‘What are you?’ when she turns up to help them.

Steph Meech, 53, from Polegate has seen verbal and physical abuse during her 20-year career.

She is one of Britain’s first transgender paramedics, and says abuse is ‘not okay’

Patients refuse her help, spit at her and ask ‘What are you?’ on arrival, she says

Mrs Meech says that she can be her ‘true self’ after coming out as transgender.

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