How fast is the ambulance service where you live? Critically injured patients in rural areas are at risk due to the time it takes the ambulance service to reach them, a BBC investigation has found.
Some rural communities wait more than 20 minutes on average for 999 crews or trained members of the community to reach life-threatening cases such as cardiac arrests and stab victims.
A response should come in six to eight minutes, depending on where you live.
Experts said delays could make the difference between life and death. BBC News