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NHS Trusts

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:30 pm on 16th October 1991.

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Photo of Quentin Davies Quentin Davies , Stamford and Spalding 3:30 pm, 16th October 1991

Is my right hon. Friend aware that there has been a great welcome in Lincolnshire for the achievement of trust status by Lincolnshire ambulance service? Under the new status, Lincolnshire ambulance service has been able to make much better use of its budget by hiring more people for the same money and putting 10 more ambulances on the road, and is well on the way to achieving a target of one paramedic per ambulance by 1994, which is way ahead of the national guidelines.