BRITS are facing more ambulance strike chaos, with workers planning two more walkouts.
Ambulance staff in Unison will stage two further strikes on January 11 en 23 in the dispute over pay and staffing, the union announced.
Unions have pledged to respond to life-threatening calls, but ambulances won’t automatically be sent to people suffering heart attacks of strokes, and many patients may be advised to take a taxi to A&E.
Dit kom daarna desperate families were forced to rush their loved ones to A&E in their own cars yesterday amid strike action.
Ten thousand ambulance staff at nine NHS trusts walked out in the biggest 999 strike for 30 jare, in a row over pay and conditions.
Workers across several other industries are also set to strike in the build-up to Christmas – including border force staff tomorrow.
Op Donderdag, strikes will be held by Unite members working for Highlands and Islands Airports, National Highways workers in London and the South East, and the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency in the North West, Yorkshire and Humber and North Wales.
Unison workers at the Environment Agency will refuse to provide on-call cover for unexpected incidents, and Rural Payments Agency staff will continue their walkout.