A regional breakdown of response times for ambulances across England.
One of the biggest problems is that hospitals can't take the patients ambulances bring to A&E fast enough as they are already chockablock.
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Vickie Whorton from the West Midlands Ambulance Services says that although there are robust plans in place to monitor what is going through the doors of local hospitals to try and control the flow of patients, once A&E departments get busy the systems fails.
Figures released by almost all of the ambulance trusts cross England have shown that most have seen an increase in response times.
Only one trusts has managed to cut the length of time it takes an ambulance to respond.
See how your local service is coping with the full list of times.
Eleven of England's twelve ambulance services answered a series of freedom of information requests showing the average times it took an ambulance to respond from 211 until September 2013.
The East of England trusts showed the worst performance with times increasing by a minute and a half over the period (nearly 40%).
The Department of Health have told ITV News that ambulances services will receive £15 million to help as a squeeze on A&E departments is expected this winter.
– Department of Health spokesperson
The ambulance service is the absolute front line of the NHS, providing often life-saving treatment to patients who need it the most.
We know a handful of services have experienced problems. NHS England is providing £15 million to alleviate immediate pressures on ambulance services nationwide.
The announcement comes after new figures show the average time it takes ambulances to respond has been going up in nearly all areas in England over the last three years - in the worst area the East of England service has seen times rise by a minute and a half.
Attendance at Accident and Emergency departments in England has risen by 11% over the past four years, according to data published by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC).
Driving the increase was the number of admissions to minor injury units, which has risen at 11 times the rate of population.
The HSCIC's Focus on Accident and Emergency report found over 60,000 per day use A&E services in England and there were 22 million in 2012/13.
NHS England welcomed the report, saying, We know that A&E services are under increasing pressure ... We know that systemic change is needed across our urgent and emergency care system".
News that a further 19 hospitals are to be investigated over links to Jimmy Savile comes after 13 were initially named in a probe into the disgraced television presenter.
A Metropolitan Police report published in January alleged that Savile committed 22 offences at Stoke Mandeville Hospital and 16 at Leeds General Hospital.
The 11 other NHS hospitals involved, where one offence was reported at each, were:
- Broadmoor Hospital, Berkshire
- Ashworth NHS High Security Unit, Merseyside
- St James Teaching Hospital, Leeds
- High Royds Psychiatric Hospital, Leeds
- Dewsbury Hospital
- Wycombe General Hospital
- Great Ormond Street Hospital, London
- Exeter Hospital
- Portsmouth Royal Hospital
- St Catherine's Hospital, Birkenhead
- Saxondale Mental Health Hospital, Notts
The Department of Health has named Hammersmith Hospital as part of an ongoing investigation into links with disgraced TV presenter Jimmy Savile. A spokesperson for the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust said:
We will investigate this evidence thoroughly and ensure that any lessons are learnt for the future.
Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust has said it will investigate one of its hospitals "thoroughly" after it was named with alleged links to disgraced TV presenter Jimmy Savile.
A spokesperson said:
Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust can confirm that it has been passed information by the Department of Health regarding Jimmy Savile, which names Barnet Hospital, for investigation. We will investigate this evidence thoroughly and ensure as appropriate that any lessons are learnt for the future.
Queen Mary's Hospital for Children in Sutton, has been named as one of the hospitals to be investigated by the Department of Health, over alleged links with disgrace television presenter Jimmy Savile.
A spokesperson said: "Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust can confirm that it has been passed information by the Department of Health regarding Jimmy Savile, which names Queen Mary’s Hospital for Children (previously situated at Carshalton Beeches) for investigation.
"We will investigate this evidence thoroughly."