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Ambulance Services: Obesity

Volume 465: debated on Thursday 25 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many ambulance services have replaced their fleet of ambulances in order to deal with obese people. (160649)

This information is not collected centrally.

It is for each NHS ambulance trust to decide how best to respond to each patient based on individual circumstance and clinical need. The fleet mix will vary across the country depending on operational and geographical requirements, and each ambulance service should plan to provide appropriate resources.