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Ambulance services

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  • Release date: 30 July 2014
  • Period covered: June 2014
  • Next update: 27 August 2014
A monthly report which includes data on emergency calls and response times.

Key points

  • There were 35,570 emergency calls, 2.7% down on May 2014 but 5.0% up on June 2013.
  • Of these, 14,167 were Category A (immediately life-threatening) calls, 4.0% down on May 2014 but 6.3% up on June 2013.
  • 53.0% of emergency responses to Category A (immediately life-threatening) calls arrived at the scene within 8 minutes – down from 54.1% in May 2014 and from 62.6% in June 2013 – and below the target of 65%.
  • 58.2% of Category A calls received an emergency response within 9 minutes, 62.9% within 10 minutes, 79.7% within 15 minutes, 89.3% within 20 minutes and 96.7% within 30 minutes.
  • The median response time was 7 minutes 35 seconds, whilst the mean response time was 10 minutes exactly.

Contact

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

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