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Third of life-or-death 999 ambulance calls in England not attended by paramedic
Exclusive: Concerns over patient safety after NHS figures show less-qualified staff attending urgent calls

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

23, Sep, 2023 @7:46 AM

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UWE Bristol rugby player waited five hours for ambulance, inquest hears
Maddy Lawrence, 20, was injured in match and died in hospital 16 days later after picking up an infection

Steven Morris

29, Aug, 2023 @3:16 PM

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‘It was terrifying’: GP tells of dash to A&E amid ambulance delays
Yorkshire doctor faced choice of ‘stay and play’ or ‘scoop and run’ with patient on brink of cardiac arrest

As told to Denis Campbell

24, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Doctors criticise ‘delusional’ Rishi Sunak for denying NHS is in crisis
Anger and disbelief over claim service in England has money to cope with surge in winter illness

Denis Campbell and Peter Walker

03, Jan, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Emergency care issues in England contributed to 200 deaths last week, says medical chief
Head of Royal College of Emergency Medicine says lengthy waits forcing ambulances to be ‘wards on wheels’

Emily Dugan

01, Dec, 2022 @9:36 AM

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Ambulance waiting times in England three times longer in some rural areas
Disparity between rural and urban areas uncovered by Lib Dem FoI requests to 10 ambulance trusts

Peter Walker Political correspondent

01, Dec, 2022 @8:54 AM

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Ambulance staff could coordinate strikes with other NHS workers
Tens of thousands of workers in England to take industrial action in run-up to Christmas in row over pay

Aletha Adu Political correspondent

30, Nov, 2022 @10:53 AM

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Thousands at risk as A&E queues stop NHS paramedics attending 999 calls
Paramedics in England missing 117,000 urgent calls each month, as CQC warns of ‘worrying new status quo’

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

21, Oct, 2022 @3:36 PM

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‘A horrible winter lies ahead’: next PM will inherit an NHS on its knees
Experts say Tory leadership rivals appear not to have grasped the scale of the crisis facing the service

Andrew Gregory Health editor

29, Aug, 2022 @11:00 AM

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A moment that changed me: I found my mum unconscious on the bathroom floor
At 19, looking forward to one last summer as a spoiled teenager, I had to cope with my first real trauma – and suddenly take care of my siblings

Laura Lexx

13, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Paramedics are ‘leaving in droves’ as ambulance callouts almost double
Frontline NHS workers are under pressure as the number of emergency calls in England rises 10 times faster than the number of staff

Michael Savage Policy Editor

12, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Number of people in England on NHS waiting list hits record high
NHS England says 6.1 million people were waiting for hospital treatment at end of December 2021

Denis Campbell and Pamela Duncan

10, Feb, 2022 @10:20 AM

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