Widow to sue after private ambulance 'missed heart attack'

Widow to sue after private ambulance 'missed heart attack'
 

A widow is suing an ambulance trust after it dispatched a private ambulance whose crew failed to identify that her husband was having a heart attack.
The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust uncovered a series of failures and has apologised to Kim Page for the death of her husband Gary.
It described the leader of the crew as "complacent" for not heeding the concerns of a more junior colleague.
A coroner last month found "serious failings" in Mr Page's care.
The episode has shone a spotlight on the greater use of private ambulances in attending emergency calls.
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6 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 54
Source: BBC
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