"ambulance sirens too loud inappropriate place"

About: Charing Cross Hospital

I was walking out of the hospital on a quiet street at 12.20 pm today Gastein Rd, near the hospital and an ambulance was driving very slowly appropriate for a quiet street, but the driver put the siren on for a short blast and it was too loud. It was designed to shock people - a prank as when I looked in the window both the driver and the co-driver were laughing. There was no need for a siren, it was a prank.

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Response from Charing Cross Hospital

Imperial College Heathcare NHS Trust is sorry to read of your experience near Charing Cross Hospital. The ambulance service is provided not by our Trust but by London Ambulance NHS Trust and we will ensure your comments are passed on to them.

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