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Ambulance services

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  • Release date: 30 November 2016
  • Period covered: October 2016
  • Next update: 29 December 2016
A monthly report which includes data on emergency calls and response times.

Key points

  • There were 39,439 emergency calls, an average of 1,272 per day, 2% up on the daily average for September 2016.
  • Of the total, 1,696 (4.3%) were red, 24,997 (63.4%) were amber and 12,746 (32.3%) were green.
  • 77.1% of emergency responses to red calls arrived within 8 minutes, above the target of 65%, but down from 79.5% in September 2016.
  • Performance ranged from 63.0% in Powys to 81.4% in Betsi Cadwaladr.
  • The median response time to red calls was 4 minutes and 51 seconds, while the mean response time was 5 minutes and 31 seconds.

Contact

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

Media
Tel: 029 2089 8099

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