More Than 700,000 Patients Were Forced To Wait In Ambulances Outside Hospitals For Over An Hour Because A&e Units Are So Busy

2 years ago
Ambulances spent 400,000 hours with patients waiting to be admitted
Longest handover between services was 9 hours in West Midlands 
146 patients waited over 2 hours at Leicester Royal Infirmary in a month
Liberal Democrats say the delays are costing NHS £31 million a year 

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