Ambulance film wins an award

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A VIDEO to highlight ambulance misuse has won an award.

The YouTube film called 999 South Central has been viewed more than 63,000 times since it was launched in January.

It shows how dialling 999 at the wrong time can hinder South Central Ambulance Service.

The video picked up a bronze award in the Best Digital Communications category at the International Visual Communications Association Awards in London.

It was also highly commended in the Best Public Relations category.