Ambulance trusts are sending minicabs to take patients with potentially life-threatening conditions to hospital, a shocking report claims.

Thousands of patients who have dialled 999 have been presented with a taxi – and usually with no trained paramedics or equipment on board.

Reported by the Daily Mail. You can read the full story here. 

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