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Ambulance service crisis

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust has been under fire for slow response times and poor leadership and management.

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MPs say ambulance managers are to blame for waiting times

MPs from across the East have told Parliament poor ambulance response times across our region are the fault of management and that five non-executive Board Members at the East of England ambulance service must resign. An earlier report noted a sense of "helplessness" among running the Trust.

In a special Parliamentary debate MPs highlighted cases where constituents have had to wait too long for ambulances.

Responding to the debate Health Minister Anna Soubrey said the Ambulance Trust had "abandoned" some rural parts of the region .

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