MP calls for response times shake-up

A health minister and Norfolk MP has called for a major shake-up of response times after yet another story emerged of alleged delays by the East of England Ambulance Service.

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Norfolk MP Norman Lamb laments ambulance response times in rural areas

A Government minister has called for a shake-up in ambulance response targets in rural areas following the death of a young chef in Norfolk.

It took two hours for an ambulance to get to 26-year-old Peter Nelson who had suffered a brain haemorrhage.

His local MP has described it as completely unacceptable and wants an urgent review of the time it takes paramedics to reach urgent cases.

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