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Simple phone call saves nearly 80,000 people a trip to hospital

Almost 80,000 people across the North West avoided an unnecessary trip to hospital last year thanks to enhanced telephone assessment and advice from the ambulance service. The North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has expanded its Clinical Hub, which is a team of clinicians with various areas of expertise. These clinicians assess patients on the telephone and provide self-care advice or

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