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Paramedics bike around the towns

A fully-trained paramedic will now always be on duty in Aylesbury, High Wycombe and Milton Keynes after a successful pilot in Aylesbury.

The bikes are made with sirens and blue lights and the paramedics have undergone specialist training.

The South Central Ambulance Service Trust is also placing a bike in Oxford.

The trust says the big advantage of using bikes is that they can get to patients in places which ambulances might struggle to reach, such as shopping centres and pedestrianised zones.

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