Emergency services to take part in major training exercise

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EMERGENCY services are set to take place in a major training exercise on Tuesday.

Around 100 doctors, nurses, paramedics and healthcare assistants will take part in a road traffic accident scenario.

The drill will include teams from South Central Ambulance Service, Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance and Hampshire Fire & Rescue.

It has been organised by University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and will take place at Southampton General Hospital.