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Ambulance services

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  • Release date: 26 November 2014
  • Period covered: October 2014
  • Next update: 30 December 2014
A monthly report which includes data on emergency calls and response times.

Key points

  • There were 36,754 emergency calls, 6.5% up on September 2014 and 4.4% up on October 2013.
  • Of these, 14,190 were Category A (immediately life-threatening) calls, 5.8% up on September 2014 and 3.9% up on October 2013.
  • 55.5% of emergency responses to Category A (immediately life-threatening) calls arrived at the scene within 8 minutes – down from 58.9% in September 2014 and from 65.2% in October 2013 – and below the target of 65%.
  • 61.0% of Category A calls received an emergency response within 9 minutes, 66.3% within 10 minutes, 82.7% within 15 minutes, 91.1% within 20 minutes and 97.4% within 30 minutes.
  • The median response time was 7 minutes and 11 seconds whilst the mean response time was 9 minutes and 17 seconds.

Contact

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

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