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Officers made thousands of trips to A&E as makeshift ambulance service

FOI request reveals nearly 4,500 journeys made in three years as Fed says 'propping up' has to end.

Officers made thousands of trips to A&E as makeshift ambulance service

Date - 10th June 2015
By - By Sarah Ingram and Wendy Thomas - Police Oracle
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Police officers have taken sick and injured people to hospital at least 4,485 times in England and Wales over the past three years. Officers from 12 forces have stood in for paramedics the equivalent of four times a day since 2012, according to...
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