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Scottish Government should act now to end the ambulance crisis

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An 86-year-old woman being forced to lie on a hard floor for eight hours waiting on an ambulance is nothing short of a scandal.

It is traumatic enough for an elderly person to break a hip without having to endure the added pain and indignity of being trapped between a door and a cupboard for that length of time.

Lilian Briggs’ story is just the latest in a very long line of reports about inordinately long waits for both ambulances to arrive and at A&E to get seen.

For weeks, the Daily Record has been telling of the growing ambulance crisis and trade union Unite has called for........

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