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Ambulance workers start ban on overtime

Ambulance workers to start ban on overtime Credit: Lewis Stickley/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Over four hundred paramedics and other ambulance staff across Yorkshire are starting a continous ban on overtime from today.

Members of the Unite union have voted in favour of the action in a row over patient safety. They're concerned about plans to introduce new emergency care assistants to work alongside regular paramedics.