Professor Keith Willett
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Ambulance targets 'may give patients a better response'

Target times for ambulances to reach some seriously ill patients could be lengthened, the BBC has learned.

A leaked NHS document includes plans to change the response time for those with "serious but not the most life-threatening" conditions - from eight to 19 minutes in England.

Professor Keith Willett, head of acute care at NHS England, said any changes may result in giving individual patients ''a better response''.

  • 21 Dec 2014
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