Help ease pressure on 999 this Easter

NEAS is urging people to think twice before dialling 999 over Easter - traditionally one of the busiest times for the emergency service. Last Easter NEAS saw a significant rise in calls over the Bank Holiday weekend and are predicting this weekend to be just as busy again. To try to reduce the pressure on the service, people are being urged to consider other options before calling 999 for an ambulance for non life threatening conditions. The high volume of emergency calls ...