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driver on 999 call popped into PC World

Post by falkor » Fri Dec 21, 2012 12:13 pm

AN EMERGENCY services worker claims the detour could have put a Fife patient’s life at risk and yesterday the Scottish Ambulance Service confirmed they were probing an “unauthorised diversion”.
Daily Record 30 Nov 2012
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AN AMBULANCE driver stopped to shop at a computer store while responding to a call, it has been claimed.

A whistleblower alleges the driver visited Currys PC World on the way to a 999 call from a doctor.

The emergency services worker claims the detour could have put the Fife patient’s life at risk.

Yesterday, the Scottish Ambulance Service confirmed they are probing an “unauthorised diversion” but denied that patient care had been compromised.

But the whistleblower said: “It’s crazy. As soon as you hit ‘mobile’ on the screen and leave the station, you go to that address. You don’t go via shops.

“They stopped at PC World in Dunfermline on the way to a doctor’s urgent call.”

The shop at Halbeath Retail Park is about three miles from the station
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Re: driver on 999 call popped into PC World

Post by Lieutenant fatman » Sat Dec 29, 2012 12:22 am

Wow, amazed that someone would do something like that. I wonder what the excuse will be.

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