STRENGTH IN NUMBERS

Strength in Numbers dedicated to my late mother Kay

Figures expose ambulance delays in life and death calls

Thousands of patients suffering life-threatening emergencies are waiting longer for ambulances across the country.
The average waiting time for the most urgent 999 calls has lengthened in every part in the country in the past three years, according to official statistics, with patients waiting 60 per cent longer for paramedics in some areas.
Last night patients’ groups said the growing delays were “unacceptable”, while medical experts said they were risking the lives of those suffering emergencies such as strokes and heart attacks.

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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/10962298/Figures-expose-ambulance-delays-in-life-and-death-calls.html

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