New larger ambulances for Hertfordshire

LARGER ambulances with more room for life-saving equipment and paramedics to work in are to be introduced in the county. The East of England Ambulance Service has ordered 160 vehicles to

LARGER ambulances with more room for life-saving equipment and paramedics to work in are to be introduced in the county.

The East of England Ambulance Service has ordered 160 vehicles to join its fleet.

The first wave of ambulances, 50 in total, will be on the road this month, serving Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk.

Service spokesman Gary Sanderson said the new larger ambulances would improve the comfort of patients.