Statement about our response to a patient in Morden

Following media reports about an emergency call to a patient on 29 June, this is our current statement.

“We would like to offer our condolences to Mr Adams’s family following the 999 call to his address on 29 June.

“We were called at 00.14 am and sent two single responders in cars, an ambulance crew and a duty officer to the scene.

“The first member of our staff arrived on scene and requested police assistance due to safety concerns. He then took the decision to enter the property alone, while maintaining telephone contact with our control room.

“Treatment was carried out at the scene and one patient was taken to hospital.

“We are currently looking into the incident and will be contacting Mr Adams’s family to share our findings with them.”

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