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Ambulances routinely delaying treatment to emergency calls from GP practices


I think I am correct in saying that calls from GPs for ambulances are excluded from ambulance targets and published response times. Correct me if I am wrong. Ambulance managers have made the mistake of putting targets above actual care of patients, which is clearly wrong. In mitigation for them as individuals, it is probably ultimately the fault of those higher up the chain, who would replace ambulance chiefs if they are missing targets without actually taking time to understand the cause.

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04 Jan 2019

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