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Hours long ambulance handover delays at A&E are leading to patients’ conditions worsening

-Deaths and staff working longer hours while facing abuse, a York-based NHS worker has said.

The ambulance technician currently training to be a paramedic, who asked not to be named, said conditions had worsened so much they were questioning their future in the service.

Yorkshire Ambulance Service Chief Executive Peter Reading said they deeply regretted harm to patients due to handover delays at A&E and they were working to ease difficulties faced by staff.

 

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