Paramedic warns of 'double whammy' to rural Huddersfield patients in ambulance shake-up

Paramedic warns of 'double whammy' to rural Huddersfield patients in ambulance shake-up
 

Paramedics have warned that rural patients requiring emergency care would suffer a ‘double whammy’ if an ambulance service shake-up goes ahead.
Huddersfield and Dewsbury ambulance stations would gain extra ambulance crews in a plan to add 200 frontline staff across Yorkshire.
Huddersfield will gain two extra ambulance paramedics and retain its eight rapid response vehicle staff.
In Dewsbury, the number of ambulance paramedics will be increased from eight to 14, although the number of rapid response vehicle staff will halved to six.
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17 October 2016 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 21
Source: Examiner
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