Exclusive: Concerns over patient safety after NHS figures show less-qualified staff attending urgent callsOne in three life-or-death 999 ambulance calls in some parts of England are not attended by a paramedic, NHS figures obtained by the Guardian reveal.The disclosure has prompted fears that seriously unwell or badly injured patients may receive inadequate care from a less-qualified member of ambulance staff lacking a paramedic’s skills. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/society/2023/sep/23/paramedics-not-sent-third-999-ambulance-calls-england
Author : Denis Campbell Health policy editor
Publish date : 2023-09-23 09:46:54
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