The emergency services 999 line has provided a lifeline for members of the public to contact the Police, Fire, Ambulance or Coastguard for the last 80 years.
It is the most memorable number in the UK and provides a vital service.
As people enjoy the New Year celebrations, calls to 999 are expected to surge, with teams working around the clock to deal with the demands.Read More
Ambulance bosses have thanked staff, volunteers and patients alike for the hard work of frontline teams and using NHS services wisely over the Christmas period.
The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) revealed that on Christmas Eve it received 2,898 calls, 25 per cent less than last year when call handlers dealt with 3,850 calls.
This year saw 3,109 calls on Christmas Day, 19 per cent less than 2017 when it received 3,843 calls.Read More
Ambulance service is gearing up for its busiest time of the year The East of England Ambulance...Read More
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