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Ambulance services

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  • Release date: 29 October 2014
  • Period covered: September 2014
  • Next update: 26 November 2014
A monthly report which includes data on emergency calls and response times.

Key points

  • There were 34,526 emergency calls, 4.4% down on August 2014 but 2.5% up on September 2013.
  • Of these, 13,416 were Category A (immediately life-threatening) calls, 4.6% down on August 2014 but 1.6% up on September 2013.
  • 58.9% of emergency responses to Category A (immediately life-threatening) calls arrived at the scene within 8 minutes – up from 56.9% in August 2014 but down from 62.9% in September 2013 – and below the target of 65%.
  • 64.5% of Category A calls received an emergency response within 9 minutes, 69.3% within 10 minutes, 84.7% within 15 minutes, 92.6% within 20 minutes and 97.7% within 30 minutes.
  • The median response time was 6 minutes and 42 seconds whilst the mean response time was 8 minutes and 45 seconds.

Contact

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

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