‘We had an hour’s delay for a lady with sepsis and respiratory failure, she subsequently died’
After doctors revealed they have had patients “die waiting” and had critically ill newborns put at serious risk, the British Medical Association has said NHS bosses must address long waits.
While GPs can assess a patient’s condition, they only request an ambulance when there is an emergency. They are not equipped to provide emergency treatment, GP leaders said.
Full story on the Indepedent, 4 January 2019