Millions of pounds has been spent on cover services for short staffed ambulance services in the east of England a Freedom of Information request has revealed.
The Welwyn Hatfield Times report:
MORE than £12m has been spent on private ambulances by health chiefs over a 17-month period, it has emerged.
The East of England Ambulance Trust forked out for the multi-million pound cover service between April 2011 and August 2012.
It left bosses with a £12,815,702 bill, new figures have revealed.