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Concern as a quarter of NHS 111 calls end at A&E

Concern as a quarter of NHS 111 calls end at A&E. A quarter of all calls to NHS 111 across the region end up with an ambulance call out or a trip to A&E. The number of people sent to hospital after calling the number has risen 18 per cent in five years. Today concern was raised about pressures being placed on A&E units in the region The latest NHS England figures show the West Midlands call centre, which covers Shropshire, sent [...]