UK North West Ambulance Service calls in the army for help

Coronavirus, England, Europe, Health, Treatment

The North West Ambulance Service has applied to bring in the army to help deal with demand amid a surge in call-outs and soaring staff absence.

If their request is approved, it would be the first time in the Trust’s history it has enlisted military assistance in regions including Greater Manchester in this way, other than to cover strike action.


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** This post was originally published on January 28, 2021 **