Opposition Day — [15th Allotted Day] — Accident and Emergency

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:32 pm on 18th December 2013.

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Photo of Andy Burnham Andy Burnham Shadow Secretary of State for Health 1:32 pm, 18th December 2013

As the hon. Lady says, ambulance services and A and E are often now not working well together. I mentioned the paramedic held at the door, and we are hearing of queues at A and E. What we cannot have are perverse incentives in the system. The Secretary of State needs to look at the issue that she raises.