Two new ambulances are to be introduced in Shropshire, ambulance bosses said today. The high-dependency ambulances will be brought into the Bridgnorth area. Their introduction follows a campaign by Bridgnorth resident Paul Passant and his family after his grandson suffered a blood clot and had to wait for more than for 40 minutes for an ambulance to arrive. A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service, said: "The trust has made a number of changes and two extra high dependency crews will be operating in the area, seven days a week. A review of the Shropshire area has led us to put Bridgnorth into a higher category. It is now a higher priority area."

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