Long waits for ambulances are the norm

Referring to your recent story on the injured lady having to wait for an hour for an ambulance to arrive, it is certainly not an isolated case.

Friday, 11th July 2014, 12:26 pm
Ambulances outside Accident and Emergency

Attending a cricket match one Sunday afternoon at Church Cricket Club, a man was taken seriously ill. It took the ambulance 45 minutes to attend.

They said it was on its way. Well it was – eventually.

I always thought eight minutes was what was acceptable.

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David Yates,

Woodlands Park, Whalley