Scandalous 23-hour wait for ambulance before man dies

Whatever the circumstances were, this is absolutely scandalous. An 80-year-old man, who fell at home and hit his head, waited 23 hours for an ambulance to arrive. Regrettably, he died five days later. Ambulance bosses are looking into reasons behind the unacceptable delay but, whatever they discover, there can be no excuse. The man was … Continue reading Scandalous 23-hour wait for ambulance before man dies

Taxi drivers in trouble for refusing passengers with disabilities, one with MS, one with guide dog

Taxi drivers in south Wales, in the UK, are under fire for refusing to take passengers without good reason. And there is only one allowable good reason, according to Mathab Khan, the chair of the Cardiff Hackney Cabs Association, who said that the only time a cab driver would refuse a fare was if the … Continue reading Taxi drivers in trouble for refusing passengers with disabilities, one with MS, one with guide dog