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Crews are receiving nearly 14 false or unnecessary reports every day on average

Crews are receiving nearly 14 false or unnecessary reports every day on average

Crews are receiving nearly 14 false or unnecessary reports every day on average

Hoax and time-wasting calls to the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service are on the rise, figures show.

Crews are receiving nearly 14 false or unnecessary reports every day on average.

In the 12 months to last April, staff identified 5,025 malicious or hoax calls - just under a third of the overall total handled by the service since 2016.


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