Welsh ambulances 'too slow to respond'


The mother of a girl who had to wait over two hours for an ambulance to reach her in Cardiff after suffering a suspected spinal injury has spoken out about the length of ambulance response times in Wales.

Amy James, 12, waited for more than two hours while an ambulance was drafted in from Cwmbran, 12 miles away, to take her to nearby University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff.

Her mother Gail has criticised the length of response times for emergency call-outs. A health watchdog called her experience "unusual but unacceptable".

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