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GPs are not a replacement for 'faltering ambulance service', say Welsh leadersSubscription

15 Nov 2019 By Lea Legraien, Lily Canter

The BMA has been told to remind services GPs should not be a replacement for the ’faltering ambulance service’, following cases where GPs had to see newborn babies with sepsis because there was no ambulance crew available.

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NHS 111 'a cause' of growth in A&E attendances, claims CCGSubscription

13 Aug 2019 By Anviksha Patel

NHS 111 is one cause of A&E attendances in Bristol increasing at 41 patients a day, according to an analysis by the CCG

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Coroner calls for changes to NHS 111 following death of young adultSubscription

09 Aug 2019 By Hiba Mahamadi

A coroner has called for a change to NHS 111’s telephone triage service following an inquest into the death of a 17-year-old boy.

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CPD: Key questions on out-of-hours careSubscription

12 Dec 2019

Urgent care GP Dr Matthew Booker discusses ambulance delays, using NEWS2 and managing psychiatric emergencies in the out-of-hours setting

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