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Scots police officer forced to drive casualty to hospital after ambulance not allocated for attempted suicide

A SCOTS police officer was forced to drive a casualty to hospital in the back seat of his car amid ongoing health crisis when...

Divisive clip shows ambulance causing overtaking car to slam on brakes

A DASH-CAM video showing an ambulance pulling out in front of an overtaking car has divided opinion over who was at fault. Nic Foxton, from...

“People are going to die” Scots council blasted after video shows ambulance struggling to get through traffic

A SCOTS council has been blasted after a video emerged showing an ambulance struggling to get through traffic due to new bollards being placed...

Health minister branded “disgusting” after refusing family’s request for 999 call rule change

HEALTH Secretary Shona Robison has sparked fury by ruling out a grieving family's request to change 999 rules. Ronald Russell collapsed while he was making...

Huge rise in addresses too dangerous for paramedics to visit alone

THE number of “no-go” addresses which ambulance crews will not visit without police protection has increased by more than 550%. Recent figures show that more...

Ambulance chiefs spend £3.5m on kit for fat Scots as obesity call outs more than double

AMBULANCE chiefs have been forced to spend an estimated £3.5m on specialist equipment to treat Scots patients weighing up to 70 stone. The move follows...

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