West Midlands Ambulance Service say they will only respond to the most serious and life-threatening cases today as staff are striking in a national dispute over pay.
As a result of the walk-out, between 7am and 11am, there is expected to be a significant reduction in the level of ambulance provision.
A ballot of Unison, Unite and GMB members voted to take industrial action as a result of the government’s decision to not apply a 1% pay award in full to all NHS staff in accordance with the national public sector pay review body’s recommendations.
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