Wednesday, 14 March 2012

Emergency Treatment-Psychiatric Patient-Ambulance Service-Stroke Campaign-Columbus Police

Rise in stroke-related 999 calls

More people are dialling 999 when they suspect a stroke following a campaign to highlight key symptoms, the Government has said. The Act FAST stroke campaign is intended to show how emergency treatment can reduce the risk of death and disability from stroke, which affects around 150,000 people in the UK every year. Last April [...] read more..

EEAS: Rise in complaints about ambulance delays

More than 160 complaints were received by the region’s ambulance service in the final three months of last year. The figures are contained in a quality report to be presented to the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust’s board when it meets on Wednesday. Of the 163 complaints registered during October, November and December, [...] read more..

Stolen ambulance crashes into business

COLUMBUS, Ga. –Columbus police say a psychiatric patient took off with an ambulance, crashing it into a business on 13th Street. “Landed right in our building,” said Jason Gamache, Owner of PTAP. Tinting and auto accessory store PTAP is known for having some “tricked out” rides on display in front of the shop on 13th [...] read more..

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