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August 2019

September 3, 2019

Ambulance trusts are increasingly relying on private ambulances to attend 999 calls, an investigation has found. England’s ambulance trusts spent more than £92 million in the last year on private ambulances and taxis to transport patients, Press Association (PA) research found. Some trusts said they rely on private ambulances due to a chronic shortage of NHS staff and ongoing problems with recruitment.

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