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Union officials will meet Welsh Ambulance Service staff later to decide whether to start the process of strike action.
ITV News understands the GMB union will also decide to have a vote of no confidence in the Welsh Ambulance Trust.
Sources say front line staff are ready to walk out in a dispute over working practices.
ITV News has learned ambulance workers are considering possible strike action and a vote of no confidence in the Welsh Ambulance Trust.
The move comes in the week it was revealed more and more police officers are taking patients to hospital because there are no ambulances available. Rob Osborne reports.
A union has told ITV News it is to hold discussions next week over strike action in the Welsh Ambulance Service.
Senior sources have said that staff have "had enough and are ready to walk."
It's also understood that proposals to hold a vote of no confidence in the Welsh Ambulance Trust will also form part of the discussions.
It comes in the week when it was revealed that hundreds of patients have been taken to hospital by police in the past few years. One police officer has spoken to ITV Wales about his experiences, saying he feels compelled to speak out. He wishes to remain anonymous.
The ambulance service says it 'works closely in partnership with police forces across Wales to reduce instances where other emergency services are awaiting an ambulance response.'
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Around 1,500 ambulance service staff are to be balloted over industrial action and a vote of 'no confidence' in the Welsh Ambulance Trust.