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Ambulance response revelations

Ambulances took more than an hour to arrive at 262 emergencies in Wales last year, figures released to the Conservatives under the Freedom of Information Act show. Paramedics took almost two hours to reach a 999 call from a stab or gunshot incident.

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Calls for 'serious investigation' into response times

There are calls for a "serious investigation" after shocking new figures have revealed more than 200 cases across Wales last year when an ambulance took over an hour to reach the most critical calls.

In one 999 case, paramedics took almost two hours to respond to a reported stabbing or shooting - and a patient with a suspected heart attack had to wait more than three hours.

The delays only came to light after the Shadow Health Minister demanded the figures under the Freedom of Information Act.

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