London's Assistant Chief Ambulance Officer John Pooley
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Strike puts London Ambulance Service 'under pressure'

Strike action has left London Ambulance Service "under significant pressure", according to Assistant Chief Ambulance Officer John Pooley.

He said staff were having to hold significant numbers of calls and urged people to think seriously before they ring 999.

Mr Pooley said they were giving priority to callers who were seriously injured or in life-threatening conditions.

  • 30 Nov 2011
  • From the section Health
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