Report on the work of the Home Service Ambulance Committee during the General Strike

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Joint Council of the Order of St John and the British Red Cross Society report on ambulance work in the event of a national emergency following talks with the Ministry of Transport. The report deals with the Greater London area in particular, making provision for sitting-up cases to be dealt with by Royal Automobile Club or Automobile Association and other cases to be covered by the Home Service Ambulance Committee of the Joint Council. On 4 May 1926 ordinary transport came to a standstill and the Home Service Ambulance Committee took over the transport of maternity cases and the transfer of tuberculous patients to sanatoria in London. In total 1064 patients were carried during the strike.
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JCO/5/2/1/1 (part)

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