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Ambulances 'face long delays at A&E', BBC figures reveal

Some patients taken by ambulance to NHS hospitals in England, Scotland and Wales face waiting in them outside A&E departments for much longer than the recommended 15 minutes, figures show.

In the worst case, a patient in Wales was delayed for more than six hours, data released to the BBC under the Freedom of Information Act suggested.

Branwen Jeffreys reports.

  • 09 Dec 2013
  • From the section Health
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