Cumbria Ambulances to only respond to ‘Most Serious’ Incidents

A staff strike consisting of ambulance crews is planned for today in Cumbria in order to take a stand against the heavy workloads and light wages. The NorthWest Ambulance Service NHS Trust has received confirmation from Unison, Unite unions and GMB, that their members will all part take in national industrial action beginning Monday, November 24. […]

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Patient waits in ambulance for over 8 hours

Ambulances left queuing outside A&E for hours New research shows that around 300,000 ambulances were left queuing outside hospitals last year, with patients waiting to be seen in A&E. One patient waited for over eight hours. The figures, collected by Labour, show that despite the 15 minute nationally agreed standard, patients were kept waiting for […]

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