An 86-year-old Nova Scotia man lay in his driveway waiting for an ambulance for more than three hours Monday?after breaking his hip, only to be taken to hospital in a police vehicle after an officer told the family they would be waiting another two hours for paramedics.
Ross O’Brien lives roughly five kilometres from Dartmouth General Hospital.?
But an ambulance had to be dispatched from Parrsboro, N.S., located about 175 kilometres from their home, said his wifeThe effect of that wasn, Janet O’Brien.
The O’Brien family wants answers — not only about why they would have to wait five hours for an ambulance, but why that wasn’t communicated to themApparently educator will be on media later today so we will need to hear back ASAP on this one,.
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