Category Archives: London Ambulance Service

Croydon surgeries where half GP consultations are by phone

Don’t get old. Don’t get ill. That was the warning about life under a Conservative government 40 years ago, and it holds true today, as ANDREW FISHER, pictured left, discovered when checking out waiting times just to get an appointment … Continue reading

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Police appeal for witnesses after cyclist killed in hit-and-run

A cyclist was killed in a hit-and-run collision in the early hours of this morning near the BP petrol garage on Mitcham Road. Metropolitan Police detectives are appealing for witnesses. The police were called to the scene by the London … Continue reading

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Closure of 68 London ambulance stations ‘will put lives at risk’

Cost-cutting plans to close every local ambulance station in the capital will put lives at risk, according to one leading London MP. The London Ambulance Service’s plan has been reported today by The Guardian. They report, “The London Ambulance Service … Continue reading

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Ambulance service ‘devastated’ by death of Ian Reynolds

Ian Reynolds, a paramedic from New Addington, has died from covid-19. He was 53. Reynolds was a member of the Selhurst Park matchday medical crew and a devoted Eagles fan. He leaves a wife, Sian, and sons Jack and Ben. … Continue reading

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Fighting for life on the frontline of London’s covid pandemic

This is an edited version of an account from a paramedic working for the London Ambulance Service. It was first published by Class War Having worked in the NHS on the frontline as a medic for nearly 20 years, I’ve … Continue reading

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