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  • Release date: 27 April 2016
  • Period covered: March 2016
  • Next update: 25 May 2016
A monthly report which includes data on emergency calls and response times.

Key points

  • There were 40,592 emergency calls, an average of 1,309 per day (the highest since monthly data collection began), 1.1% up on the daily average for February 2016.
  • Of the total, 1,910 (4.7%) were red, 25,994 (64.0%) were amber and 12,688 (31.3%) were green.
  • 65.7% of emergency responses to red calls arrived within 8 minutes, above the target of 65%, but down from 65.8% in February 2016.
  • Performance ranged from 61.8% in Hywel Dda to 69.8% in Betsi Cadwaladr.
  • The 65% Wales target was reached in three of the seven LHBs.
  • The median response time to red calls was 6 minutes and 16 seconds, while the mean response time was 7 minutes and 15 seconds.

Contact

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

Media
Tel: 029 2089 8099

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