Shocking picture shows freezing pensioner forced to wait 3 HOURS in the pouring rain for an ambulance after breaking her leg



This is the shocking image that shows an 83-year-old dementia sufferer huddled under an umbrella as she waited for three hours for an ambulance.
Widow Hazel Baines, from Grantham, slipped over on the pavement as she walked home in pouring rain and broke her leg.
Passers-by rushed to help her and rang 999 before putting her on a garden chair and held an umbrella over her head to protect her from the rain.
But an emergency call handler failed to send an ambulance and advised her to get a taxi to the hospital - which was 25 miles away - because they were busy.
A local taxi firm said they were... read more

 
14 October 2016 in Health, Views: 35
Source: Daily Mail
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