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Ambulance services

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  • Release date: 25 June 2014
  • Period covered: May 2014
  • Next update: 30 July 2014
A monthly report which includes data on emergency calls and response times.

Key points

  • There were 36,544 emergency calls, 3.8% up on April 2014 and 4.9% up on May 2013.
  • Of these, 14,761 were Category A (immediately life-threatening) calls, 5.6% up on April 2014 and 4.5% up on May 2013.
  • 54.1% of emergency responses to Category A (immediately life-threatening) calls arrived at the scene within 8 minutes – down from 56.7% in April 2014 and from 62.5% in May 2013 – and below the target of 65%.
  • 59.7% of Category A calls received an emergency response within 9 minutes, 64.6% within 10 minutes, 81.9% within 15 minutes, 90.6% within 20 minutes and 96.9% within 30 minutes.

Contact

Tel: 029 2082 5086
Email: stats.healthinfo@wales.gsi.gov.uk

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