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Statistics

Ambulance services

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  • Release date: 26 August 2015
  • Period covered: July 2015
  • Next update: 30 September 2015
A monthly report which includes data on emergency calls and response times.

Key points

  • There were 36,907 emergency calls, 2.5% up on June 2015 but 3.1% down on July 2014.
  • Of these, 13,462 were Category A (immediately life-threatening) calls, 2.0% up on June 2015 but 9.8% down on July 2014.
  • 61.7% of emergency responses to Category A (immediately life-threatening) calls arrived at the scene within 8 minutes – up from 61.4% in June 2015 and from 58.3% in July 2014 – but below the target of 65%.
  • The median response time was 6 minutes and 27 seconds whilst the mean response time was 8 minutes and 29 seconds.
  • 73.2% of calls categorised as Red 1 received an emergency response within 8 minutes, down from 73.6% in June 2015.
  • 60.2% of calls categorised as Red 2 received an emergency response within 8 minutes, up from 59.9% in June 2015.
  • 66.9% of Category A calls received an emergency response within 9 minutes, 71.7% within 10 minutes, 86.0% within 15 minutes, 93.0% within 20 minutes and 97.9% within 30 minutes.

Contact

Tel: 029 2082 5036
Email: stats.healthinfo@wales.gsi.gov.uk