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Ambulance services

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  • Release date: 27 August 2014
  • Period covered: July 2014
  • Next update: 24 September 2014
A monthly report which includes data on emergency calls and response times.

Key points

  • There were 38,072 emergency calls, 7.0% up on June 2014 and 3.0% up on July 2013.
  • Of these, 14,922 were Category A (immediately life-threatening) calls, 5.3% up on June 2014 and 4.7% up on July 2013.
  • 58.3% of emergency responses to Category A (immediately life-threatening) calls arrived at the scene within 8 minutes – up from 53.0% in June 2014 but down from 60.7% in July 2013 – and below the target of 65%.
  • 63.5% of Category A calls received an emergency response within 9 minutes, 68.4% within 10 minutes, 84.3% within 15 minutes, 91.7% within 20 minutes and 97.4% within 30 minutes.
  • The median response time was 6 minutes 56 seconds, whilst the mean response time was 9 minutes and 1 second.

Contact

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

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