Delayed handovers leading to deaths, ambulance staff warn
GMB union members want a review of processes in emergency care
More than 120 people have died since 2014 in hospital emergency departments (EDs) during handover from ambulance crews. There was also a 52% rise in harmful or potentially harmful incidents between 2014 and 2017.
Emergency Nurse. 26, 2, 6-6. doi: 10.7748/en.26.2.6.s2