A 94 year old woman who had to lie injured on the pavement for more than three hours waiting for an ambulance, says the experience was "dreadful". Janet Rogers, from North Nottinghamshire, had fallen from her mobility scooter. East Midlands Ambulance Service has now apologised
In his report Peter Bearne talks to Janet, her daughter Jane and Richard Henderson from East Midlands Ambulance Service.
The Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust says it is "disappointed " with the Unite ballot result which leads to strike action next week.
Staff have voted to take strike action over changes in shift patterns which could mean paramedics going more than 10 hours without a meal break and staff being forced to work 12 hour shifts.
The staff, members of Unite, voted for a 24 hour strike on February 1st. They also plan to walkout for four hours on February 3rd over the imminent introduction of new shift patterns. Ian Brandwood, Executive Director of People and Engagement at Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust, said:
A woman seriously injured in a crash with an ambulance in Wakefield last month has died in hospital.
The 60-year-old woman was driving her Volkswagen Golf on Doncaster Road on October 20 when she collided with the ambulance on its way to an emergency.
She had been in a critical condition in Leeds General Infirmary since then, but died there yesterday.
A proud dad has completed a three day challenge tracing the 82 mile route of an emergency ambulance which helped save his son's life.
Little Rhys Gardener is thriving thanks to the expert care he received while being transferred between hospitals in Doncaster, Leeds and Sheffield. Matt Price reports.
An ambulance driver has appeared in court charged with causing the death of a Lincolnshire patient who died when the vehicle taking her to hospital crashed into a dyke.
Seventy five year old Margaert Allsop from Sutton on Sea was being taken to Boston's Pilgrim Hospital when the crash happened last December. Sixty three year old Garth Green, of Grimsby today pleaded not guilty to causing death by dangerous driving when he appeared before Boston magistrates.
The case was adjourned until September.
Around 450 Yorkshire Ambulance Service staff are returning to work today after a 24-hour walk-out. They have raised concerns about safety following planned money saving changes to the service.
Staff are claiming increasing pressure is being put on Yorkshire's already stretched ambulance service.
It has emerged that over Easter a toddler had to wait more than 20 minutes for a paramedic after a serious car accident - despite it happening a five-minute walk away from the nearest hospital.
3-year-old Keiran Morrill has survived but needed 60 stitches. The news comes on the day that 450 ambulance service workers across the county went on strike out in a row over future cuts to services. Kate Walby reports.
The Yorkshire Ambulance Service is reminding people to only call 999 in an emergency when it is obvious that someone has a life-threatening or serious illness or injury while the 24-hour period of industrial action takes place.
Ambulance workers are holding a one day strike today over patient safety and derecognition of Unite, the country's largest union.
The Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust has released a statement about today's strike. It aims to reassure people about contingency plans. The public are reminded, however, to only call for an ambulance in seriou or life-threatening circumstances.