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London woman waits 3 hours for ambulance

- 07/28/2014

By Simon Harris ITV LONDON — A woman who collapsed in a street in west London waited more than three hours for an ambulance. She was found by an off-duty police officer slumped in ...


Mo. hospitals upgrade software to improve ambulance responses

- 07/22/2014

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Two hospitals in Springfield are implementing software upgrades after a woman with congestive heart failure waited 37 minutes for an ambulance in December. The health ...


Audit: San Francisco response times have spiked

- 07/17/2014

The memo outlines concerns about a pattern of “medic to follow” calls increasing between 5 and 8 a.m.


GPS mix-up sends Minn. ambulance to wrong address

- 07/17/2014

WCCO PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — After a mix-up in northern Minnesota, a family is questioning the safety of its ambulance service. When Brenda Sordahl’s grandson needed help, the ...


GPS mix-up sends Minn. ambulance to wrong address

- 07/16/2014

Officials say the ambulances navigation system hadn't been updated correctly in the response to a child with Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome


Closest unit not responding prompts Ohio policy changes

- 07/16/2014

A policy is being changed to require units to notify dispatch if they are close to an emergency scene following a fatal crash


Closest unit not responding prompts Ohio policy changes

- 07/16/2014

MORROW COUNTY, Ohio — There are new developments in a story 10 Investigates broke last week. A Morrow County EMS employee is out of a job over questions about the emergency response to ...


Virgin Island news wins award for coverage of EMS problems

- 07/10/2014

By Aldeth Lewin The Virgin Islands Daily News ST. THOMAS -- The Daily News has received its ninth Public Service Award for journalism excellence from the Associated Press Media Editors organization ...


Emergencies at hospitals still require 911

- 07/08/2014

Last week a report about a veteran dying from sudden cardiac arrest while on the campus of a VA hospital caught national attention. There was a lot of criticism over why the patient wasn’t ...


NY town sticks with Rural/Metro for 5 more years

- 06/23/2014

By Jill Terreri The Buffalo News BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo officials looked at other proposals for ambulance service but have decided to stick with Rural/Metro for at least another five ...


SFFD: ALS response lagged in fatal statue fall on 2-year-old

- 06/12/2014

Out of the 16 units on duty, only one was not on a call, but it was 4.5 miles away and took 13 minutes to respond


SFFD: ALS response lagged in fatal statue fall on 2-year-old

- 06/12/2014

SAN FRANCISCO — When a dolphin statue fell on a 2-year-old Kayson Shelton, the San Francisco Fire Department said the closest ambulance was too far away. Shelton later died of his injuries. It ...


Ambulance transporting patient stops to pick up hitchhikers

- 06/11/2014

BBC CORNWALL, England — An ambulance crew taking a man to hospital stopped to pick up two hitchhikers on route. The crew carrying 60-year-old blood-clot patient Glenn Buscombe stopped ...


Man accused of intentionally blocking ambulance

- 05/20/2014

A 33-year-old was accused of deliberately stopping his car in the middle of the road, blocking an ambulance transporting an 86-year-old woman in critical condition.


Growing Va. county struggles with response times

- 05/19/2014

By Vanessa Remmers The Progress-Index PRINCE GEORGE, Va. — Last year, Yvonne Goodman buried her sister almost two months after burying her father. Goodman, a nurse, received a call ...


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