Busy A&Es leading to ambulance 'failures'

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.

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£15m for ambulance services as response times rise

ITV News has learned that the Department of Health will provide £15 million to ambulances services as it was revealed that almost all the services across England are taking longer to respond to emergency calls.