Statistics which show that the East of England Ambulance Service is facing huge demand and even longer turnaround time delays just days before Christmas
The cold snap is having a considerable effect on ambulance response times and turnaround times in the East of England.
The East of England Ambulance Service Trust is set to miss a target of reaching 95% of ‘Category A’ patients within 19 minutes from the time of the call.
Two shadow ministers were in Cromer on Saturday evening to join North Norfolk Labour Party at their annual Christmas dinner.
Ambulance turn-around times at the region’s hospitals are causing major concern, according to the latest figures revealed by Labour.
Local councillors Jono Read and Callum Ringer are calling for the county council to include more north Norfolk routes in their gritting plans.
Health Minister and North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb’s claim that the government is increasing spending on the NHS in the past two years does not stack up.
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital’s turnaround time for ambulance calls have been branded “unacceptably high” with long waits for beds at A&E.
North Norfolk Labour Party has urged the top mobile phone providers in north Norfolk to improve basic and 3G mobile phone communications in the district.
Labour has argued that the ambulance service’s failure to reach targets for another month should trigger a further u-turn on cuts to the ambulance fleet.