Ambulance Day: Handling a 999 call
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Ambulance crew save the life of a 'clinically dead' woman

Every year the North East Ambulance Service answers half a million 999 calls and is coming under increasing pressure to hit its targets.

As part of the BBC's Ambulances Day, here is an insight into how one call was dealt with and how the life of a "clinically dead" woman was saved.

  • 30 Nov 2016