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Ambulance services

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  • Release date: 22 February 2017
  • Period covered: January 2017
  • Next update: 29 March 2017
A monthly report which includes data on emergency calls and response times.

Key points

  • There were 39,864 emergency calls, an average of 1,286 per day, 4.3% down on the daily average for December 2016.
  • Of the total, 1,980 (5.0%) were red, 26,456 (66.4%) were amber and 11,428 (28.7%) were green.
  • 75.4% of emergency responses to red calls arrived within 8 minutes, above the target of 65%, but down from 75.8% in December 2016.
  • Performance ranged from 66.2% in Powys to 79.5% in Cardiff & Vale.
  • The median response time to red calls was 4 minutes and 55 seconds, while the mean response time was 5 minutes and 43 seconds.

Contact

Statistician
Tel: 029 2082 5039
Email: stats.healthinfo@wales.gsi.gov.uk

Media
Tel: 029 2089 8099

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