Ambulance care 'no different to A&E', nurse claims

A nurse at the hospital where Michael Bowen died says she believed there was "no difference" in the level of care he received after being kept in an ambulance outside hospital.

ITV News' Ben Chapman reports from Mr Bowen's inquest:


Nurse: it is "quite common" for there to be no space in A&E at Princess of Wales Hospital depending on time of year and time of day.


She says she believed the ambulance was "the safest place for him". She says there was "no difference" in level of care to being admitted.


Nurse says she was concerned about capacity issues. "It is a danger to everyone walking through the doors. It puts everyone at risk."


Hospital delay 'did not contribute' to patient's death

A coroner has concluded that a patient who was forced to wait more than four hours in an ambulance outside a hospital did not die because of the delay.