Ambulance delays led to ‘secondary Covid victims’on February 20, 2021 at 1:52 am

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Waiting times outside some hospitals increased over Christmas, with a knock-on effect for 999 call-outs

BBC News has learned that ambulances outside Robert’s local hospital, North Middlesex, spent, on average, double the time waiting during the week he died, compared with the equivalent week the year before. In the week Robert died the wait was 197.8 hours. For the corresponding week in 2019 it was 94.1 hours.

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