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Humza Yousaf faces backlash after 'shaming Scots' over calling ambulance service

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SNP Health Secretary said people should think twice before calling 999 for a paramedic due to the current pressures on the NHS.

While he pledged any additional cash that could be found would be spent trying to ease the pressure on the health service, the Health Secretary conceded it "will be a challenging autumn and winter".In light of that, he said people should consider whether it is "absolutely critical" for them to call for an ambulance.

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