Mother’s anger at ‘no show’ by EMAS

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A frantic Mansfield mother was left caring for her poorly daughter after ambulance crews refused to attend when the child had a suspected epileptic fit.

Rebecca Turton was enjoying a day in the sunshine on Carr Bank Park on Thursday 24th of July with her eight-year-old daughter Kirstie and other family members when the little girl collapsed.

But when Rebecca (27) of Blake Crescent, dialled 999 she was told by control room staff that no ambulance would be coming and was taken to King’s Mill Hospital by a ‘good samaritan’, she said.


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