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Ambulance services

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  • Release date: 30 December 2014
  • Period covered: November 2014
  • Next update: 28 January 2015
A monthly report which includes data on emergency calls and response times.

Key points

  • There were 36,091 emergency calls, 1.8% down on October 2014 but 5.0% up on November 2013.
  • Of these, 14,061 were Category A (immediately life-threatening) calls, 0.9% down on October 2014 but 5.9% up on November 2013.
  • 51.0% of emergency responses to Category A (immediately life-threatening) calls arrived at the scene within 8 minutes – down from 55.5% in October 2014 and from 63.2% in November 2013 – and below the target of 65%.
  • 56.4% of Category A calls received an emergency response within 9 minutes, 61.0% within 10 minutes, 77.8% within 15 minutes, 87.3% within 20 minutes and 95.5% within 30 minutes.
  • The median response time was 7 minutes and 52 seconds whilst the mean response time was 10 minutes and 43 seconds.

Contact

Tel: 029 2082 1612
Email: stats.healthinfo@wales.gsi.gov.uk

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