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Heart attack Patients face ambulance waiting times of more than an hour | News

Patients face zip code lottery when they call 999 with medical emergency, analysis showed after ambulance workers announced plans for in first national strike for 30 years.

A little with life-threatening conditions await up up to three times longer than those in other cities and towns. Patients with suspected heart attack or stroke in Bristol wait over hour on average for ambulance arrive while those in Oxford wait just 19 minutes. The longest average wait was one hour 41 minutes, in Cornwall.

Medics should arrive within 18 minutes of “second category” calls for a serious condition, such as a stroke or chest pain, that may require urgent examination or transport to a hospital. This goal was met in only two

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