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Ambulance Service slammed

Bosses at the East of England Ambulance Trust, which has consistently failed to meet crucial response time targets, have been slammed for failing to listen to staff.

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MP calls for more Ambulance Trust members to quit

The Essex MP Priti Patel has called on remaining Ambulance service board members to resign Credit: Submitted

The Witham MP Priti Patel has responded to the publication of the Governance Review into the East of England Ambulance Service Trust by calling for the Trust's non-executive directors resign and a new Board to be established.

Ms Patel said: "This damning report has demonstrated that the Trust's Board has been failing for many years and their lack of leadership and competence has put patients' lives at risk."

"The non-executive directors who have let patients down should do the decent thing and step down."

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