London Ambulance Service industrial action 22 February – important public information

7 February 2023

National industrial action is set to take place on Wednesday 22 February.

On 22 February there will be fewer ambulances on the roads. 

  • Patients should ONLY call 999 if it is a medical or mental health emergency. This includes unconsciousness, chest pain, difficulty breathing, severe loss of blood and choking.
  • Patients whose conditions are not life-threatening are unlikely to get an ambulance on industrial action days.
  • Where the situation is not life-threatening, use, and where possible, it is advised that you arrange alternative transport to hospital.

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