Mary Wakefield Mary Wakefield

Revealed: The hidden crisis in Britain’s ambulance services

Paramedics are fleeing. Needless callouts are mounting. When will the government notice?

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[/audioplayer]Last month I wrote about the weird exodus of paramedics from London’s ambulance service. Flies would blanch at the rate they’re dropping, and so I was curious — and also anxious. Everyone who lives in this heaving city relies upon 999, and 999 relies upon paramedics.

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