Ambulance workers work in 12-hour shifts, generally seeing an average of 10 call-outs per shift. Photo: Dominic Nahr

Hong Kong’s ambulance services are busier than ever, but abuse of the facility can prove costly to people in genuine need

  • Fire Services Department Ambulance stands to receive 744,600 calls this year, up 22 per cent from a decade ago
  • Statistics show 2 per cent of calls are for non-emergency cases, but paramedics say the real number is much higher
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Ambulance workers work in 12-hour shifts, generally seeing an average of 10 call-outs per shift. Photo: Dominic Nahr
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